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Simon Hjalmarsson
Born February 1, 1989 (1989-02-01) (age 32)
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 Career[]

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 Play[]

Medal record
Competitor for  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 Statistics[]

Regular Season and Playoffs[]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Frölunda HC J20 31 8 10 18 8 7 2 3 5 2
2006–07 Frölunda HC J20 41 31 23 54 91 8 1 1 2 6
2007–08 Frölunda HC J20 37 16 30 46 104 8 3 9 12 8
2007–08 Frölunda HC SEL 1 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Borås HC Swe.1 10 2 4 6 4
2008–09 Borås HC Swe.1 40 14 19 33 28
2008–09 Frölunda HC J20 2 2 0 2 2 5 8 2 10 2
2009–10 Rögle BK SEL 53 11 9 20 16
2010–11 Luleå HF SEL 55 8 21 29 16 13 2 3 5 2
2011–12 Luleå HF SEL 53 19 17 36 8 5 1 1 2 4
2012–13 Linköpings HC SEL 55 12 31 43 10 10 5 6 11 8
2013–14 Linköpings HC SHL 55 27 30 57 87 14 5 4 9 2
SHL totals 271 77 108 185 139 42 13 14 17 16

International Statistics[]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2007 Sweden WJC18 Template:Brca 6 4 5 9 4
2009 Sweden WJC Template:Sica 6 4 2 6 4
2013 Sweden WC Template:Goca 10 2 2 4 4
2014 Sweden WC Template:Brca 10 1 0 1 4
Junior totals 12 8 7 15 8
Senior totals 20 3 2 5 8
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