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Niklas Hjalmarsson disappointed

Updated: October 13, 2010, 2:38 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- A clearly frustrated Niklas Hjalmarsson on Wednesday met the media for the first time since the NHL suspended the Chicago Blackhawks defenseman two games for hitting Buffalo Sabres forward Jason Pominville into the boards on Monday night.

Hjalmarsson sounded remorseful for the hit and isn't angry with the decision, though he's disappointed. He was asked if the main reason for the suspension was that the hit was from behind.

"It was too hard of a hit, I guess," Hjalmarsson ...

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