The Portland Pirates have signed Kyle Hagel to an AHL deal for the 2013-14 season.
Undrafted, the St. Louis Blues signed Hagel as a free-agent to a one-year contract in 2011. After only 7 games with the Blues AHL affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen due to injuries, Hagel ended up signing a one-year contract to remain in the AHL with the Hamilton Bulldogs for the 2012–13 season. In a fourth line role, Hagel scored 2 goals and 6 points whilst recording 172 penalty minutes in 67 contests with the club.
Hagel recorded a career high 245 penalty minutes during the 2010-11 season with the Rockford IceHogs during the .
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