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Niklas Hjalmarsson

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 197 lbs. (89 kg)

Born: June 6, 1987 in Eksjo, Sweden
Draft: Chicago, 4th round (108th overall), 2005 NHL Entry
Current salary: $4,200,000
Current cap hit: $4,100,000



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2007-08 20 CHI NHL 13 0 1 1 -2 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0.0 13 177 13:37 0 0 8 9 0 1
2008-09 21 CHI NHL 21 1 2 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 15 6.7 29 315 14:59 0 0 15 22 7 2
2009-10 22 CHI NHL 77 2 15 17 9 20 2 0 0 1 14 0 1 62 3.2 170 1514 19:40 0 0 59 137 29 36
2010-11 23 CHI NHL 80 3 7 10 13 39 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 64 4.7 147 1478 18:29 0 0 46 166 32 55
2011-12 24 CHI NHL 69 1 14 15 9 14 1 0 0 0 13 0 1 65 1.5 158 1392 20:11 0 0 42 142 30 51
2012-13 25 CHI NHL 46 2 8 10 15 22 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 43 4.7 99 962 20:54 0 0 26 94 29 40
2013-14 26 CHI NHL 81 4 22 26 11 34 3 0 1 1 19 0 3 98 4.1 211 1724 21:17 0 0 39 157 21 100
2014-15 27 CHI NHL 82 3 16 19 25 44 3 0 0 1 16 0 0 97 3.1 237 1795 21:53 0 0 39 127 41 70 AS-27
Career NHL 469 16 85 101 84 186 15 0 1 3 79 0 6 449 3.6 1064 9356 19:57 0 0 274 854 189 355

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 13 169.8 136 107 56.0 5.1 107 87 55.2 1.3 5.7 91.4 97.1 48.5 51.5
2008-09 21 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 21 278.9 202 191 51.4 -6.0 154 144 51.7 -4.3 7.3 94.7 101.9 62.4 37.6
2009-10 22 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 77 1321.4 1215 964 55.8 -4.5 918 689 57.1 -5.0 6.8 91.7 98.6 55.2 44.8
2010-11 23 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 1289.0 1117 1078 50.9 -4.5 860 763 53.0 -1.4 8.1 93.1 101.2 49.6 50.4
2011-12 24 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 69 1212.0 1057 969 52.2 -2.8 803 690 53.8 -0.6 8.1 91.7 99.8 51.6 48.4
2012-13 25 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 46 820.6 726 649 52.8 -2.9 543 458 54.2 -2.6 9.6 92.5 102.1 47.9 52.1
2013-14 26 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 81 1469.9 1312 1145 53.4 -5.7 971 808 54.6 -3.6 8.0 91.5 99.5 49.1 50.9
2014-15 27 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 82 1567.9 1529 1332 53.4 -0.7 1112 982 53.1 0.3 7.2 95.1 102.3 47.7 52.3
Career NHL 82 8129.3 7294 6435 53.1 -3.0 5468 4621 54.2 -1.5 7.8 92.8 100.6 50.4 49.6

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2007-08 20 CHI NHL 13 0 0.00 0.08 0.08 0.02 1.00 0.38 0 1 1 0 4 0 6 0 -2 -0.1 0.1 0.1
2008-09 21 CHI NHL 21 1 0.05 0.10 0.14 0.05 0.00 0.71 1 2 3 1 10 0 13 7 4 0.0 0.9 1.0
2009-10 22 CHI NHL 77 5 0.03 0.19 0.22 0.07 0.26 0.81 2 16 18 5 51 0 58 16 9 0.2 3.9 4.1
2010-11 23 CHI NHL 80 3 0.04 0.09 0.13 0.04 0.49 0.80 3 7 10 4 52 0 62 23 13 -0.3 3.9 3.6
2011-12 24 CHI NHL 69 4 0.01 0.20 0.22 0.06 0.20 0.94 1 15 16 5 51 0 65 23 9 0.1 3.0 3.2
2012-13 25 CHI NHL 46 3 0.04 0.17 0.22 0.07 0.48 0.93 4 15 19 6 41 0 35 9 15 0.2 3.0 3.2
2013-14 26 CHI NHL 81 8 0.05 0.27 0.32 0.10 0.42 1.21 5 24 29 9 63 1 79 28 11 1.2 3.6 4.8
2014-15 27 CHI NHL 82 6 0.04 0.20 0.23 0.07 0.54 1.18 3 17 20 6 63 0 54 17 25 0.2 6.2 6.4 AS-27
Career NHL 469 31 0.03 0.18 0.22 0.07 0.40 0.96 19 97 116 37 335 1 372 123 84 1.7 24.7 26.4

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2008-09 21 CHI NHL 17 0 1 1 -2 6 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 25 283 16:37 0 0 9 31 6 7
2009-10 22 CHI NHL SC 22 1 7 8 9 6 1 0 0 0 17 5.9 42 462 21:01 0 0 14 54 9 21
2010-11 23 CHI NHL 7 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 10 132 18:56 0 0 9 19 3 7
2011-12 24 CHI NHL 6 0 1 1 -3 4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 8 109 18:10 0 0 5 7 1 5
2012-13 25 CHI NHL SC 23 0 5 5 10 4 0 0 0 0 12 0.0 34 535 23:15 0 0 18 35 15 22
2013-14 26 CHI NHL 19 0 4 4 -3 14 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 32 436 22:58 0 0 9 57 5 21
2014-15 27 CHI NHL SC 23 1 5 6 6 8 1 0 0 0 24 4.2 56 599 26:02 0 0 15 65 10 38
Career NHL 3 117 2 25 27 21 44 2 0 0 0 80 2.5 207 2556 21:51 0 0 79 268 49 121

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 21 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 17 242.5 180 183 49.6 -3.8 140 122 53.4 -1.3 7.5 90.2 97.7 63.9 36.1
2009-10 22 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 22 377.0 298 335 47.1 -8.5 224 225 49.9 -6.3 11.8 93.2 105.0 53.5 46.5
2010-11 23 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 7 115.9 85 127 40.1 -6.9 68 82 45.3 -3.9 12.7 95.1 107.8 36.4 63.6
2011-12 24 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6 92.4 77 61 55.8 -9.0 53 45 54.1 -11.7 2.3 87.1 89.4 47.5 52.5
2012-13 25 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 23 446.9 304 265 53.4 -5.9 232 195 54.3 -3.3 8.8 95.1 103.9 46.2 53.8
2013-14 26 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 19 370.9 301 351 46.2 -2.4 202 239 45.8 -2.3 9.7 90.2 99.9 36.9 63.1
2014-15 27 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 23 526.8 449 507 47.0 -9.7 318 370 46.2 -7.1 8.9 93.0 101.9 37.9 62.1
Career NHL 17 2172.4 1694 1829 48.1 -7.2 1237 1278 49.2 -5.5 9.3 92.5 101.7 44.8 55.2

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2003-04 16 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 15 1 3 4 14
2004-05 17 HV 71 Jonkoping U18 Swe-U18 3 0 2 2 4
2004-05 17 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 31 4 11 15 87
2004-05 17 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 14 0 0 0 0
2005-06 18 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 7 3 2 5 12
2005-06 18 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 4 1 2 3 0
2006-07 19 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 37 2 0 2 24
2006-07 19 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 7 0 2 2 14
2006-07 19 IK Oskarshamn Sweden-2 8 1 2 3 6
2006-07 19 Sweden WJC-A 7 2 1 3 4
2007-08 20 Rockford IceHogs AHL 47 4 9 13 -8 31 2 2 0 0 67 6.0
2008-09 21 Rockford IceHogs AHL 52 2 16 18 12 53 0 2 0 1 57 3.5
2011-12 24 Slovakia WC-A 8 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
2012-13 25 HC Bolzano Foxes Italy 18 6 16 22 8
Career 2 Seasons AHL 99 6 25 31 4 84 2 4 0 1 124 4.8
Career 1 Season Italy 18 6 16 22 8
Career 4 Seasons Swe-Jr. 60 8 18 26 127
Career 1 Season Swe-U18 3 0 2 2 4
Career 3 Seasons Sweden 55 3 2 5 24
Career 1 Season Sweden-2 8 1 2 3 6
Career 1 Season WC-A 8 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 2 1 3 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 16 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 2 0 0 0 8
2005-06 18 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 12 0 1 1 4
2006-07 19 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 14 1 1 2 0
2007-08 20 Rockford IceHogs AHL 12 0 4 4 2 8 0 0 0 0 18 0.0
Career 1 Season AHL 12 0 4 4 2 8 0 0 0 0 18 0.0
Career 1 Season Swe-Jr. 2 0 0 0 8
Career 2 Seasons Sweden 26 1 2 3 4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Niklas Hjalmarsson 6.4 4.8 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.1
Luke Schenn 94.8 4.2 3.6 3.1 3.0 1.4
Garry Lariviere 94.5 4.0 3.8 3.6 0.9
John Blum 94.3 4.0 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.3
Ruslan Salei 93.4 4.1 3.9 3.4 1.2 0.3
Stephane Robidas 92.0 3.9 3.6 3.5 0.5 0.0
Jack Church 91.8 3.2 2.6 2.3 0.9 0.4
Rick Chartraw 90.0 4.4 3.9 3.0 1.6 0.0
Ralph Nattrass 89.9 3.1 2.9 2.7 1.1
Paul Stanton 89.9 3.7 3.7 3.2 1.2 0.4
Sean Hill 89.5 4.7 3.5 2.2 1.3 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Niklas Hjalmarsson 6.4 4.8 4.1 3.6 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.1
Luke Schenn 94.8 4.2 3.6 3.1 3.0 2.7 2.5 1.4
Garry Lariviere 94.5 4.0 3.8 3.6 0.9
Jack Church 91.8 3.2 2.6 2.3 0.9 0.4
John Blum 91.0 4.0 3.2 3.2 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0
Larry Giroux 91.0 4.1 3.3 3.2 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.0
Ralph Nattrass 89.9 3.1 2.9 2.7 1.1
Paul Stanton 89.9 3.7 3.7 3.2 1.2 0.4
Zach Bogosian 86.3 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.2 2.8 2.2 1.5
Carl Gunnarsson 84.1 4.4 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.7
Cully Simon 84.1 3.8 3.2 2.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 8, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Bolzano (Italy), November 8, 2012.

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