Niklas Hjalmarsson

Age 34 Jun 6, 1987
Eksjo SWE
Defense shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
197 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2014
Agent Kevin Epp
Draft Year 2005
Drafted Overall 108
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Chicago Blackhawks

Transaction History
Jul 25, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson is expected to retire from the (NHL) after 14 seasons, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Apr 28, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson produced an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Sharks.
Apr 12, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) recorded two shots on net and two blocked shots in 16:14 of ice time in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Apr 12, 2021 Activated Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) was activated from injured reserve and will suit up for Monday's game against Colorado, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Apr 11, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Head coach Rick Tocchet said Sunday that Hjalmarsson (upper body) "could be ready" for Monday's game versus the Avalanche, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Mar 31, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) isn't traveling with the Coyotes for the beginning of the team's nine-game road trip, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Mar 23, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Avalanche, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Mar 22, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson left Monday's game against Colorado with an upper-body injury and will not return.
Mar 16, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Halmarsson (upper body) will return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against Minnesota, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
Mar 14, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Wild.
Mar 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson produced an assist in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Wild.
Feb 27, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson notched an assist, three blocked shots and two shots on goal in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Feb 18, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) posted two shots on goal and two PIM in 14:44 during Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Kings.
Feb 18, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) will be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Kings, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Feb 17, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | According to coach Rick Tocchet, Hjalmarsson (upper body) "is a good possibility" for Thursday's game against the Kings, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Feb 15, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) will be sidelined for Monday's clash with St. Louis, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Feb 13, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (upper body) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Blues, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Feb 12, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson left Friday's game against St. Louis with an upper-body injury and will not return, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 10, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (undisclosed) returned to practice Sunday, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Jan 8, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Niklas Hjalmarsson | Hjalmarsson (undisclosed) won't be on the ice for Friday night's intrasquad scrimmage, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 12, 2020 Activated Arizona Coyotes | activated D Niklas Hjalmarsson from injured reserve.
Jun 30, 2018 Arizona Coyotes | re-signed D Niklas Hjalmarsson to a two-year, $10 million contract.
Jan 12, 2018 Activated Arizona Coyotes | activated D Niklas Hjalmarsson from injured reserve.
Nov 20, 2017 Activated Arizona Coyotes | activated D Niklas Hjalmarsson from injured reserve.
Jun 23, 2017 Trade Arizona Coyotes | acquired D Niklas Hjalmarsson from the Chicago Blackhawks for D Connor Murphy and C Laurent Dauphin.
Mar 8, 2017 Activated Chicago Blackhawks | activated D Niklas Hjalmarsson from injured reserve.
Oct 13, 2016 Chicago Blackhawks | announced D Niklas Hjalmarsson has served his suspension.
Oct 3, 2016 Suspended Chicago Blackhawks | (NHL) suspended D Niklas Hjalmarsson one game for an illegal hit on an opponent.
Sep 4, 2013 Chicago Blackhawks | signed D Niklas Hjalmarsson to a five-year, $20.5 million contract extension.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Niklas Hjalmarsson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Arizona Coyotes 41 0 5 5 -6 18 555 34.50 51.40 3.80 49.10 -0.30 0.43
Niklas Hjalmarsson Stats by Elite Prospects Niklas Hjalmarsson Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2001-2002 Eksjö HC Division 3 1 0 0 0 2
2002-2003 Småland TV-Pucken 8 3 0 3 12
2003-2004 HV71 J20 J20 Nationell 15 1 3 4 14 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2003-2004 Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 5 0 0 0 6
Draft Yr 2004-2005 HV71 SHL 14 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2004-2005 HV71 J20 J20 Nationell 31 4 11 15 87
Draft Yr 2004-2005 HV71 J18 J18 Allsvenskan 3 0 2 2 4
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Sweden U18 WJC-18 7 1 4 5 6
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 16 3 5 8 6
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 4 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2004-2005 HV71 ECC 2 0 0 0 0
2005-2006 HV71 SHL 4 1 2 3 0 Playoffs 12 0 1 1 0
2005-2006 HV71 J20 J20 Nationell 7 3 2 5 12
2005-2006 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0 1 1 16
2006-2007 HV71 SHL 37 2 0 2 24 Playoffs 14 1 1 2 0
2006-2007 HV71 J20 J20 Nationell 7 0 2 2 14
2006-2007 IK Oskarshamn HockeyAllsvenskan 8 1 2 3 6
2006-2007 Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 1 3 4
2006-2007 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 16 3 5 8 10
2006-2007 Sweden (all) International 1 1 0 1 0
2007-2008 Rockford IceHogs AHL 47 4 9 13 31 Playoffs 12 0 4 4 0
2007-2008 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 13 0 1 1 13 164 37.50 55.64 10.84 55.08 9.79 0.00 0.00
2008-2009 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 21 1 2 3 0 268 60.00 49.62 -3.11 50.16 -4.28 0.22 0.45 Playoffs 17 0 1 1 0
2008-2009 Rockford IceHogs AHL 52 2 16 18 53
2009-2010 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 77 2 15 17 20 1,268 51.22 59.88 4.43 57.01 -1.56 0.05 0.62 Playoffs 22 1 7 8 0
2009-2010 Chicago Blackhawks Victoria Cup 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 22 1 7 8 0
2010-2011 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 3 7 10 39 1,260 56.79 52.34 -0.36 51.96 -2.79 0.14 0.43 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0
2011-2012 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 69 1 14 15 14 1,164 50.62 49.16 -3.87 51.86 -2.20 0.05 0.67 Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0
2011-2012 Sweden WC 8 0 3 3 2
2011-2012 Sweden (all) International 9 0 3 3 2
2012-2013 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 46 2 8 10 22 793 61.29 56.43 4.06 56.19 0.46 0.15 0.76 Playoffs 23 0 5 5 0
2012-2013 HC Bolzano Italy 18 6 16 22 8
2012-2013 HC Bolzano Continental Cup 3 0 4 4 0
2013-2014 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 81 4 22 26 34 1,419 51.49 54.01 -3.88 54.01 -3.26 0.13 0.89 Playoffs 19 0 4 4 0
2013-2014 Sweden OG 6 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Sweden (all) International 6 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 82 3 16 19 44 1,522 59.34 49.76 -0.13 53.85 -0.20 0.12 0.67 Playoffs 23 1 5 6 0
2015-2016 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 82 2 22 24 32 1,500 46.94 50.26 3.80 52.45 1.97 0.08 0.48 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Sweden (all) International 4 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Sweden WCup 4 0 0 0 2
2016-2017 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 73 5 13 18 20 1,299 50.53 49.84 0.17 50.26 -1.01 0.18 0.65 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Arizona Coyotes NHL 48 1 8 9 18 837 43.40 50.61 2.89 47.57 -2.74 0.07 0.43
2018-2019 Arizona Coyotes NHL 82 0 10 10 44 1,313 45.05 53.38 5.17 49.63 1.11 0.00 0.27
2019-2020 Arizona Coyotes NHL 27 1 4 5 14 419 40.00 45.90 -5.70 46.50 -4.40 0.14 0.43 Playoffs 9 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Arizona Coyotes NHL 41 0 5 5 18 555 34.50 51.40 3.80 49.10 -0.30 0.43
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kevin Epp
Standard Contract | 2 Years $10,000,000 6.13% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $5,000,000 $5,000,000
UFA
AAV $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $2,000,000
Total Salary $6,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date September 4, 2013
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kevin Epp
Standard Contract | 5 Years $20,500,000 5.94% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000
UFA
AAV $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,600,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,100,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,100,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Clauses M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 19, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 4 Years $14,000,000 5.89% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
UFA
AAV $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,250,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $250,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 31, 2007
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $1,930,000 1.28% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
Cap Hit $643,333 $643,333 $643,333
RFA
AAV $643,333 $643,333 $643,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $620,000 $644,000 $666,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $620,000 $644,000 $666,000
Minors Salary $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
Clauses
UFA Year