Thread: Value of: Hjalmarsson to PIT
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01-16-2013, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Superunknown94 View Post
Can a Hawks fan please provide a scouting report on Hjalmarsson.
He's 6'3", a good but not great skater. Excellent PKer and shot-blocker. Is an elite body-checker, but isn't consistently physical. Great defensively with an active stick. He's capable of moving the puck at a decent level, but hasn't shown much of it in Chicago.. but has for Sweden in the World Championships. He'll never be a point-producer or PMD, but he's got more to that area of his game than his shown IMO.

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