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Simon Hjalmarsson
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Born February 1, 1989 (1989-02-01) (age 30)
Värnamo, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Columbus Blue Jackets
Linköpings HC
Frölunda HC
Rögle BK
Luleå HF
National team Template:Country data SWE
NHL Draft 39th overall, 2007
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2007–present

Simon Hjalmarsson (born Mats Simon Hjalmarsson) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who is currently under contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

In the 2006–07 season, Simon played for the Frölunda HC in the J20 SuperElit league and Gislaveds SK in the Division I.

He was among the very best players in the Swedish U20 league, scoring 54 points in 41 games.

Simon was consequently selected by the St. Louis Blues (39th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

On June 4, 2014, he signed a one year, two way contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

International PlayEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2013 Sweden/Finland
Bronze 2014 Belarus
World Junior Championships
Silver 2009 Ottawa
World U18 Championships
Bronze 2007 Tampere

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular Season and PlayoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Frölunda HC J20 31810188 72352
2006–07 Frölunda HC J20 4131235491 81126
2007–08 Frölunda HC J20 37163046104 839128
2007–08 Frölunda HC SEL 10002
2007–08 Borås HC Swe.1 102464
2008–09 Borås HC Swe.1 4014193328
2008–09 Frölunda HC J20 22022 582102
2009–10 Rögle BK SEL 531192016
2010–11 Luleå HF SEL 558212916 132352
2011–12 Luleå HF SEL 531917368 51124
2012–13 Linköpings HC SEL 5512314310 1056118
2013–14 Linköpings HC SHL 5527305787 145492
SHL totals 27177108185139 4213141716

International StatisticsEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2007 Sweden WJC18 Template:Brca 64594
2009 Sweden WJC Template:Sica 64264
2013 Sweden WC Template:Goca 102244
2014 Sweden WC Template:Brca 101014
Junior totals 1287158
Senior totals 203258
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