Karlsson recorded two assists and four blocked shots in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Golden Knights. Karlsson has been productive with a goal and two helpers in four games since he returned from a lower-body injury. The Swedish defenseman has seven points, 24 blocked shots, 34 shots on net and a minus-2 rating through 17 contests. He's not likely to return to his vintage form in 2020-21, but he could produce enough to be worth a look in deeper fantasy formats.
Karlsson scored a power-play goal on three shots and went plus-3 in Monday's 6-2 win over the Avalanche. Karlsson was held scoreless in his first game back from a lower-body injury, but he tallied in the follow-up. The 30-year-old Swede has just five points, 32 shots on net and a minus-3 rating through 15 contests. Karlsson can be expected to log 20-plus minutes per game in a big role for the Sharks.
Karlsson (lower body) will be activated from injured reserve ahead of Saturday's game versus the Blues, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports. Karlsson is expected to return to the lineup after four games in the press box. The 30-year-old struggled offensively before this injury, recording just four points and 23 shots on net through 13 games. Nevertheless, he'll continue to play a significant role on San Jose's blue line at even strength and on the power play.
Karlsson (lower body) got through a full practice Friday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports. Karlsson isn't expected to play Saturday against St. Louis, but he's clearly ahead of schedule in his recovery. The 30-year-old blueliner, who's picked up four assists while posting a minus-5 rating through 13 games this campaign, could return to action as soon as Monday against the Avalanche.
Karlsson (lower body) isn't expected to resume skating this week, which means he'll miss San Jose's next three games at a minimum, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports. It's been a disappointing start to the season for Karlsson, who notched just four helpers through the first 13 games of the campaign before sustaining a long-term lower-body injury. Check back for another update on the 30-year-old blueliner's status once he's cleared to resume on-ice activities.
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