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Niklas Hjalmarsson

Born:June 6, 1987Draft:2005 Blackhawks #108 Overall
Hometown:Eksjö, SwedenPosition:D
Known For:3x Stanley Cup ChampionShoots/Catches:L
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Retired

Niklas Hjalmarsson (born 6 June 1987) is a former Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman. He previously played for HV71 of the Elitserien (SEL) and the Chicago Blackhawks and Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the fourth round (108th overall) by the Blackhawks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Hjalmarsson won three Stanley Cups with the Blackhawks during his playing career (in 2010, 2013, and 2015) as well as a silver Olympic medal with Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Niklas Hjalmarsson Coyotes
Niklas Hjalmarsson was an alternate captain with the Arizona Coyotes. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • 3x Stanley Cup Champion (2010, 2013, 2015)
  • Olympic Silver Medal (2014)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team (2007)
  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal (2005)

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