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Niklas Hjalmarsson
Niklas Hjalmarsson
Defenseman  - CHI
(JAHL-muhr-suhn)
Number: 4
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 197
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 6, 1987  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Eksjo, Sweden
Drafted: CHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (108th overall)
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 - Twice Assists: 2 - Three times Points: 2 - Four times TOI: 47:35 - May 19, 2015 @ ANA Goal Streak: N/A Point Streak: 2 - April 15 - 17, 2015 (2A) 2016 PLAYOFFS: Tallied his first point of the 2016 playoffs with an assist in Game 5 at STL ... Leads the team with 22 blocked shots. 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON: Registered 24 points and tied a career high with 22 assists in 81 games Ranked second on the team with 151 blocked shots Became the 13th defenseman in franchise history to reach the 500-games played mark on Dec. 13 vs. VAN ... Led Chicago with 232:22 of total shorthanded TOI ... Tallied his 100th career assist on Feb. 15 vs. TOR. CAREER PLAYOFFS: Member of the 2015, 2013 and 2010 Stanley Cup Championship teams Has appeared in the playoffs with Chicago every year since 2009 holds the franchise record for most playoff games played by a defenseman (123) ... ranks among franchise playoff leaders in games played (T-3rd, 123).

Tallied career highs in every offensive category during the 2013-14 regular season, including goals (4), assists (22), points (26) and shots on goal (98) … Recorded a career-most 166 blocked shots in 2010-11 ... Logged a regular-season career-high 27:35 of ice time on April 3, 2014 vs. MIN ... Posted a postseason career-best eight points (1G, 7A) in 22 games during the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs … Won a silver medal with Team Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi … Won the Stanley Cup in 2010 and 2013 with Chicago.