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Niklas Hjalmarsson

29-Year-Old Defenseman – Chicago Blackhawks

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 197   DOB: 6/6/1987   BORN: Eksjo, Sweden   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #108 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Niklas Hjalmarsson Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $20.5 million extension with the Blackhawks in September of 2013. The extension will not take effect until the 2014-15 season, since Hjalmarsson still has one year remaining on his previous contract.

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Niklas Hjalmarsson NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2007-08 20 13 0 1 1 -2 13 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 21 21 1 2 3 4 0 15 6.7 0 0 14:59 0 0 0 0:06 15 22
2009-10 22 77 2 15 17 9 20 62 3.2 1 0 19:40 0 0 0 0:13 59 137
2010-11 23 NHL CHI 80 3 7 10 13 39 64 4.7 0 0 18:29 0 0 0 0:07 46 166
2011-12 24 NHL CHI 69 1 14 15 9 14 65 1.5 0 0 20:11 0 0 0 0:06 42 142
2012-13 25 NHL CHI 46 2 8 10 15 22 43 4.7 0 0 20:54 0 0 0 0:08 26 94
2013-14 26 NHL CHI 81 4 22 26 11 34 98 4.1 1 1 21:17 0 0 0 0:08 39 157
2014-15 27 NHL CHI 82 3 16 19 25 44 97 3.1 1 0 21:53 0 0 0 0:11 39 127
2015-16 28 NHL CHI 81 2 22 24 13 32 77 2.6 0 0 22:23 0 2 2 0:09 32 151
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Niklas Hjalmarsson – Playing Time Overview

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2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

22:23

Average Time On Ice

On average, Niklas Hjalmarsson was on the ice for 22:23.

0:09

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Niklas Hjalmarsson was on the ice for 0:09 during power plays.

3:08

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Niklas Hjalmarsson was on the ice for 3:08 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2013-14 21:17 0:08 3:32
2014-15 21:53 0:11 3:07
2015-16 22:23 0:09 3:08

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Niklas Hjalmarsson
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 25 @STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 23:13 0:00
Apr 23 STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 24:05 1:01
Apr 21 @STL 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 5 32:58 0:00
Apr 19 STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 18:07 0:00
Apr 17 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 19:06 0:00
Apr 15 @STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 23:36 0:00
Apr 13 @STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 5 28:11 0:08
Apr 9 @CLM Did Not Play
Apr 7 STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 7 23:56 0:08
Apr 5 ARI 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 23:36 0:52
Apr 3 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 24:19 0:00
Apr 1 @WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 26:53 0:00
Mar 29 @MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 24:59 0:13
Mar 27 @VAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 23:44 0:01
Mar 26 @CGY 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 23:40 0:12
Mar 22 DAL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:19 0:04
Mar 20 MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 6 25:11 0:22
Mar 18 @WPG 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 23:42 0:00
Mar 16 PHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 20:07 0:07
Mar 14 LOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:50 0:07
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Mar 11 @DAL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:48 0:00
Mar 9 @STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 23:18 0:28
Mar 6 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 24:47 0:01
Mar 3 @BOS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 15:32 0:00
Mar 2 @DET 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 22:14 0:08
Feb 28 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 21:01 0:00
Feb 25 NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 21:41 0:08
Feb 21 @MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 25:29 0:42
Feb 17 @NYR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 21:04 0:01
Feb 15 TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:28 1:19
Feb 13 ANA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 24:31 0:00
Feb 11 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:58 0:00
Feb 9 SAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 17:39 0:12
Feb 6 @DAL 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 22:40 0:02
Feb 4 @ARI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 25:37 0:05
Feb 2 @COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 24:03 0:18
Jan 26 @CAR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 18:41 0:10
Jan 24 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 7 23:52 0:00
Jan 22 @FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:56 0:02
Jan 21 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 21:21 0:00
Jan 19 @NAS 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 27:21 0:00
Jan 17 MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 5 23:10 0:19
Jan 15 @TOR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 22:02 0:01
Jan 14 @MON 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 24:02 0:00
Jan 12 NAS 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 20:34 0:00
Jan 10 COL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:57 0:00
Jan 8 BUF 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 2 26:08 0:04
Jan 6 PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 23:18 0:23
Jan 5 @PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 4 26:05 0:00
Jan 3 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 22:56 0:00
Dec 31 @COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 22:49 0:36
Dec 29 @ARI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 22:17 0:03
Dec 27 CAR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 21:06 0:00
Dec 22 @DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 24:31 0:15
Dec 20 SAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 25:44 0:00
Dec 19 @BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 21:30 0:00
Dec 17 EDM 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:08 0:05
Dec 15 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 20:34 0:00
Dec 13 VAN 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 21:53 0:00
Dec 11 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 22:51 0:10
Dec 10 @NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 4 21:40 0:01
Dec 8 NAS 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 21:40 0:00
Dec 6 WPG 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:37 0:00
Dec 3 @OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 23:00 0:00
Dec 1 MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:05 0:00
Nov 28 @LOS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 24:39 0:00
Nov 27 @ANA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 19:49 0:00
Nov 25 @SAN 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 24:42 0:00
Nov 21 @VAN 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:55 0:00
Nov 20 @CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 20:44 0:28
Nov 18 @EDM 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 3 24:43 0:00
Nov 15 CGY 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 22:35 0:00
Nov 14 @STL 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 22:48 0:12
Nov 12 NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 23:01 0:20
Nov 8 EDM 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 2 1 22:45 0:08
Nov 6 @NJD 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:49 0:37
Nov 4 STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 24:58 0:17
Nov 2 LOS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 25:55 0:03
Oct 30 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 24:31 0:00
Oct 29 @WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:33 0:00
Oct 26 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 4 24:34 0:00
Oct 24 TAM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 4 23:22 0:16
Oct 22 FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 20:15 0:12
Oct 17 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 22:01 0:11
Oct 15 @WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 5 19:45 0:06
Oct 14 @PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 19:06 0:00
Oct 10 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:11 1:05
Oct 9 @NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 23:09 0:01
Oct 7 NYR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 21:54 0:00

Niklas Hjalmarsson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hjalmarsson picked up two assists in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Stars.

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Hjalmarsson lit the lamp and added a helper against the Sabres on Friday. He also went plus-2 and had two penalty minutes.

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Hjalmarsson collected two assists in 21:40 of ice time in Tuesday's win over the Predators.

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Hjalmarsson has taken 44 hits in the Western Conference Finals heading into Game 7 against the Ducks, but said that he's just fine for Saturday night, ESPN Chicago reports.

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Hjalmarsson was credited with a secondary assist on Patrick Kane's third-period goal in Sunday's win over the Wild.

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Hjalmarsson potted his third goal of the season and finished with a plus-3 rating in Monday's 4-1 win over the Kings.

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Hjalmarsson (hand) will play Sunday against the Jets, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Hjalmarsson suffered a hand injury in the third period of Friday's loss to the Blue Jackets, ESPN Chicago reports.

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Hjalmarsson picked up an assist on Marian Hossa's empty-net tally in Saturday's win over the Sharks.

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Hjalmarsson scored his second goal of the season in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Penguins.

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Hjalmarsson scored his first point since Dec. 14 on Sunday, recording an assist in a 5-4 win over the Stars.

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Hjalmarsson scored his first goal of the season and went plus-3 in a game-high 25:32 of ice time during Sunday's win over San Jose.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

There was no outlook written for Niklas Hjalmarsson.

2014-15

Hjalmarsson might be considered the third defenseman on the Hawks, but that's not too shabby considering the two ahead of him are Duncan Keith (Norris Trophy winner) and Brent Seabrook. Some might even have him ahead of Seabrook. The 27-year-old blueliner had a career high in assists (22) and points (26) in 2013-14, and ranked in the top 20 in blocked shots with 157. There's value in that combination and even more if he continues to track up to the 30-point mark.

2013-14

Hjalmarsson's numbers last season -- points, hits and blocked shots -- were consistent with his last few years. He's an absolutely punishing defender and plays in every important defensive situation. And while he has untapped offensive ability, he is most valuable in his own zone. He's an asset in specialty formats, but is unlikely to help you in standard leagues.

2012-13

Hjalmarsson was one of the top names that were supposed to be shipped out by the Blackhawks, but he was still on the roster when the summer ended. He is a shot-blocking specialist and was second on the team in that category with 142, behind only the great Brent Seabrook. He'll be a steady 15-18 point producer; don't draft for any more.

2011-12

Hjalmarsson was a controversial figure during the 2010-11 offseason for the Blackhawks as the team needed to match the San Jose Sharks offer for him. The result is that the team was placed at the limit of the salary cap. Hjalmarsson saw a dip in scoring with just three goals and seven assists. However, he increased his blocked shots to 166 from 137 the year before. More is sure to be expected from him for 2011-12.

2010-11

Hjalmarsson is an outstanding defender who is emerging as a top-notch, shot-blocking, shutdown specialist. But the 23-year-old boasts some impressive offensive skills that are unfortunately underutilized on an extremely deep Hawks blue line. He's a Dan Hamhuis clone, just a few years younger. Expect 20-25 points this season with slow growth dependent on his role. Just beware he may become so valuable killing penalties and shutting down the opposition's best forwards that he may never fully develop his offensive game.

2009-10

The 22-year-old defenseman could be a major plus come the 2009-10 season. He was injured in the first Hawks game last season and then relegated to Rockford. Hjalmarsson was brought up near the end of the season and would play 21 games for the entire season while registering a goal and two assists along with a plus-4 rating. He also played several minutes on the ice in a couple of games in the Detroit series in the playoffs.

2008-09

Hjalmarsson played in 13 games with the Hawks last season. He'll compete with Jordan Hendry, Cam Barker, and Matt Walker for the third defensive pairing. He shouldn't have lots of value in a standard league but could accrue decent assist numbers for teams in deep leagues.