"I still think people know I put up decent numbers without playing a second on the [power play], but yeah, probably defensive guy is right, and it's fine," Hagelin said Monday. "I know what I'm made of and I know what I have done offensively in this League while playing a defensive role. I'm confident I can do a lot of damage offensively."
“In my opinion, Illinois might have a little catching up to do, because Purdue and Michigan were in on him early,” Kleinschmidt said. “I think Illinois, they have to make a push because he’s about 40 miles from campus.”