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Dallas Stars Prospects: Niklas Hansson

Niklas Hansson
Position: Defenseman
Height/Weight: 6-1/180 pounds
Shoots: Right
Born: January 8, 1995
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden
Acquired: Drafted in the 3rd round (68th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft

2017-18

Playing for Texas Stars of the AHL.

Background

In 2016-17, registered eleven points (one goal, ten assists) in 46 games with HV 71 of the Swedish Hockey League. Played in two of 16 playoff games as HV 71 won the SHL championship. In 2015-16, recorded 22 points (seven goals, 15 assists) in 44 games for HV 71 in the SHL. Had no points in six playoff games. Played six regular-season games at the end of the 2015-16 season with Texas (AHL), picking up one assist. Had no points in four games in the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs with Texas. In 2014-15, tallied 21 points (two goals, 19 assists) in 47 games with Rogle in Sweden’s second highest league. His 19 assists were tops among junior players in the league.

Scouting Report

Highly skilled, intelligent and creative offensive-minded defenseman. A Strong skater who handles the puck. Good playmaking ability. Can run a power play. Has a good shot that he can get through traffic. Has shown the ability to be a reliable defender.

Quotable

“He’s a smart player. He has really good puck poise, and he finds open ice and options all the time. Just like all those good players, he finds options in tight situations.” – Stars scout Rickard Oquist

Stats

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2010-2011 SkåneTV-Pucken8 0 55 2|        
  Jonstorps IF J18J18 Div.12 0 00 0|        
  Jonstorps IF J20J20 Div.11 0 00 0|        
  Jonstorps IFDivision 218 0 22 2|        
  Rögle BK U16U16 SM3 0 00 4|        
  Rögle BK J18J18 Allsvenskan5 0 00 0|        
 2011-2012 Rögle BK J18J18 Elit22 3 2124 6|        
  Rögle BK J18J18 Allsvenskan11 0 77 8|Playoffs5 1 34
  Rögle BK J20SuperElit18 2 13 6|Playoffs7 0 22
  Sweden U17 (all)International-Jr3 0 22 0|        
 2012-2013 Rögle BK J18J18 Elit3 1 23 4|        
  Rögle BK J18J18 Allsvenskan4 2 13 0|Playoffs3 0 11
  Rögle BK J20SuperElit39 3 2023 47|Playoffs2 0 00
  Rögle BKSHL9 0 00 4|Kvalserien SHL6 0 11
  Sweden U18 (all)International-Jr6 1 12 4|        
  Sweden U19 (all)International-Jr4 0 33 2|        
 2013-2014 Rögle BK J20SuperElit12 4 812 2|        
  Rögle BKAllsvenskan47 2 1113 16|Kvalserien SHL16 1 910
  Sweden U19 (all)International-Jr4 0 11 2|        
 2014-2015 Rögle BK J20SuperElit0 0 00 0|Playoffs1 2 02
  Rögle BKAllsvenskan47 2 1921 10|Qualification10 1 34
  Sweden U20 (all)International-Jr8 1 34 8|        
 2015-2016 HV71SHL44 7 1522 14|Playoffs6 0 00
  HV71Champions HL5 0 33 0|        
  Texas StarsAHL6 0 11 0|Playoffs4 0 00
 2016-2017 HV71SHL46 1 1011 12|Playoffs2 0 00
  HV71Champions HL8 1 12 2|        
 2017-2018 Texas StarsAHL26 0 44 16|        

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