Chicago Blackhawks

 
Niklas Hjalmarsson
current status: On roster
Birth Date:June 6, 1987 (26 years old)
Place of Birth:Eksjo, SWE
Shoots:L
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago in 2005 (4/108).
Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 81 4 22 26 11 34 0 1 1 21:16 98 0.32
Playoffs 3 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 29:36 0 0.00
Scouting Report
Assets: Can log big minutes and is adept at shutting opponents down. Has a very solid frame, grit and plenty of puck-moving ability. Gives his all every time he hits the ice.
Flaws: Doesn't own high-end offensive acumen, or the ability to quarterback a power play, so that limits his overall value to his team. Also, he isn't much of an intimidator.
Career Potential: Solid big-minute defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2012-13 (Chicago), 2009-10 (Chicago)
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2014 (Sweden)

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