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Niklas Hjalmarsson
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Niklas Hjalmarsson  #4

Chicago Blackhawks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: June 6, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Eksjo, Sweden
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: CHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (108th overall)

PLAYOFF HIGHS

Goals: 1 -- April 24, 2010 vs. MIN

Assists: 2 (3x), last -- May 4, 2014 vs. MIN

Points: 2 (9x), last -- May 4, 2014 vs. MIN (2a)

Blackhawks Playoff Totals: 93 GP, 1-20-21, +14

 

2014 PLAYOFFS

Home: 9 GP, 0-2-2, +3

Road: 9 GP, 0-2-2, -7

 

2014 PLAYOFF NOTES: Leads the League with 52 blocked shots ... Posted a career-high tying two points/assists in GM 2 vs. MIN ... Skated in a career-high 40:04 of ice time on Apr. 17 at STL.

Quote of the Day

It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential