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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 28)
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 at ANA Goal Streak: N/A Point Streak: 2 - April 15 - 17, 2015 (1g, 1a) FIRST ROUND STATS: 6 GP, 1-1-2, E SECOND ROUND STATS: 4 GP, 0-2-2, +6 WCF STATS: 7 GP, 0-2-2, -1 SCF STATS: 5 GP, 0-0-0, E 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Tied for the league lead with 65 blocked shots ... Ranks third among remaining skaters with 26:03 time on ice per game ... Leads Chicago with 55:15 of total shorthanded TOI ... Collected an assist in WCFG3 ... Skated in a career-most 47:35 time on ice in WCFG2. 2014-15 NOTES: One of four Blackhawks to skate in all 82 games ... Finished second on the team with a +25 plus/minus rating and 127 blocked shots ... Tallied his 100th career point with a goal on March 30 vs. LAK. 2014 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded four assists in 19 games ... Ranked third on the team with 22:57 of average ice time ... Ranked second in the NHL with a team-high 57 blocked shots.

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.