He said that the Rangers will miss Hagelin "very much" and that everyone was in agreement that he was an important player and the team will "hurt" when the season starts. (Viasat)
Samuelsson said that he spoke to Hagelin on the day of the trade and that Hagelin and his friends had just opened a bottle of "bubbly," getting ready to go to a friends party.
He added that Hagelin is a "heavy player to replace."
Glen Sather told Hagelin it was a sad day for the Rangers when he was traded.
For more on Hagelin's trade and the reaction to it, click HERE.