On todays date, August 4th 2022 we will honor the Chicago Blackhawks best player to ever wear the number four, ‘'The HAMMER''. This career summary is brought to you by NBC Sports Chicago's list of ranked Blackhawks by their jersey numbers.
No. 4: Niklas Hjalmarsson (D, 2008-17)
A three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Blackhawks, "Hammer" is as durable and reliable a defender as you'll find. He consistently ranked among the team lead in blocked shots with his willingness to throw his body in front of pucks, and oftentimes drew the toughest matchups.
Let's take a look at why he's called THE HAMMER, and his best moments in Chicago.
Grab your tissues if you plan to watch his retirement ceremony below..
WHO IS THE BETTER BLACKHAWKS DEFENSEMAN??
AUGUST 3 98 ANSWERS
|DUNCAN KEITH||72||73.5 %|
|NIKLAS HJALMARSSON||26||26.5 %|
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