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Western Pacific Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
17-7-1 35
15-5-3 33
13-9-4 30
13-11-0 26
10-10-3 23
9-12-3 21
8-14-4 20
6-16-2 14

2022 Stats

STATS A
Assists
P
Points
+/-
Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
TOI/G
Time On Ice Per Game
PM
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 11 17 2 17:23 2

Top William Karlsson News

  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Grabs power-play helper

    Karlsson produced a power-play assist and went minus-2 in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Penguins.

    Karlsson has been steady lately with two goals and two power-play assists over his last five games. The center helped out on a Reilly Smith tally in the first period Thursday. Karlsson is up to six goals, 17 points (four on the power play), 49 shots on net, 18 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in 25 outings this season. He remains a factor on the second power-play unit while seeing his even-strength minutes on the second line.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Nets goal in win over Columbus

    Karlsson provided a goal in Vegas' 3-2 shootout win versus Columbus on Monday.

    Karlsson has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four contests, giving him six goals and 16 points in 24 games this season. He's an important part of Vegas' top six and his scoring pace in 2022-23 is roughly in line with how he's performed over recent years. As long as he can stay healthy, it wouldn't be surprising to see him finish with 50-60 points this season.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Sends power-play helper

    Karlsson logged a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Kraken.

    Karlsson has a goal and an assist in his last two outings since he snapped a four-game drought. The 29-year-old center set up Nicolas Roy's first-period marker Friday. Karlsson has five tallies, 10 helpers, 44 shots on net, 16 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in 22 appearances overall, putting him on pace for his best season since 2018-19.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Adds insurance marker

    Karlsson scored a goal on three shots in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Senators.

    The goal snapped a four-game point drought and 11-game goalless skid for the center. Karlsson started the year solid on offense, but he's slipped a bit in November. The center now has five goals, nine assists, 42 shots on net, 15 hits, 15 blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in 21 contests overall.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Keeps up playmaking run

    Karlsson notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Blues.

    Karlsson set up a Phil Kessel goal in the second period. Through six games in November, Karlsson has racked up six assists and 12 shots on net, though only one of his helpers in that span has come on the power play. For the season, the 29-year-old is up to four goals, nine assists, 32 shots and a plus-5 rating through 16 contests in an all-situations role.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Deals two more helpers

    Karlsson provided a pair of assists, two shots on goal, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

    Karlsson set up Reilly Smith's game-tying shorthanded goal in the third period. In overtime, Karlsson had the secondary helper on another Smith goal that secured the win. Over the last four contests, Karlsson has distributed five assists. The center is up to four goals, 11 points, 26 shots on net, 11 hits, nine blocked shots and a plus-6 rating through 14 contests. He's earned two power-play points and two shorthanded points this year, showcasing his ability to have success in all situations.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Pretty assist in win

    Karlsson logged an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Canadiens.

    Karlsson put on the moves, dangling a bit before feeding Reilly Smith for a second-period go-ahead goal. This was Karlsson's third consecutive game with an assist. The center is up to four goals, six helpers, 24 shots on net, nine blocked shots and a plus-4 rating through 13 contests this season. The Golden Knights' "Misfits" line is back together and productive, with Karlsson's keen vision and playmaking playing a significant role in their success.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Plucks power-play apple

    Karlsson recorded a power-play assist and went minus-2 in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Senators.

    Karlsson set up a Reilly Smith tally midway through the first period. Over the last five games, Karlsson has two goals and three assists. He's up to nine points (two on the power play), 22 shots on net, a plus-4 rating, nine blocked shots and eight hits in 12 contests overall. The Swede continues to see second-line minutes and time in all-situations thanks to his strong two-way play.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Logs helper in overtime win

    Karlsson notched an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Capitals.

    Karlsson has remained steady on offense with four points in his last four games. The center set up a William Carrier tally in the third period Tuesday, which ultimately forced overtime. Karlsson is up to four goals, four assists, 22 shots on net and a plus-6 rating. Head coach Bruce Cassidy tried different looks with the lineup early on, but Karlsson's back in his familiar second-line center spot alongside Jonathan Marchessault and Reilly Smith now.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Two-point effort Friday

    Karlsson scored an even-strength goal and added a short-handed assist in Friday's 4-0 win over the Ducks.

    Both points came in the second period as the Golden Knights pulled away in the contest. Karlsson has had a solid start to the season with four goals, seven points and a plus-6 rating through nine games.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Deposits game-winner Tuesday

    Karlsson scored a goal on two shots and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Sharks.

    Karlsson put the Golden Knights ahead for good at 13:13 of the third period. The 29-year-old has racked up three goals and two assists through eight contests. He's added a plus-4 rating, 12 shots on net, seven blocked shots and two PIM. He started the year on the third line, but head coach Bruce Cassidy moved Chandler Stephenson to the wing and reunited Vegas' "Misfits" line with Karlsson returning to his usual second-line spot.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Two-point effort Thursday

    Karlsson scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Jets.

    Karlsson put the Golden Knights ahead 2-0 in the first period. He also set up Jonathan Marchessault on an empty-net tally in the third. It's been a positive start to the year for Karlsson despite a reduced role on the third line. He has two goals, two assists, nine shots on net and a plus-3 rating through five contests.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Goal and assist in win

    Karlsson scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Kings.

    Karlsson set up Jonathan Marchessault's second-period tally before scoring one of his own in the third. After a down year in 2021-22 -- 12 goals, 23 assists in 67 games -- Karlsson is looking to bounce back this season. He'll have to do that from an unfamiliar third-line role at first, though his 17:20 of ice time Tuesday suggests he's still expected to be a key player under head coach Bruce Cassidy. Whether that translates into improved offense remains to be seen.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Picks up two points in win

    Karlsson recorded a goal and an assist in Friday's 7-4 win over St. Louis.

    Karlsson scored early in the third period before adding an assist three minutes later on a Jonathan Marchessault goal. The goal was the 29-year-old center's first in six games. Karlsson finishes the season with 12 goals and 23 assists in 67 games.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Picks up helper in shootout loss

    Karlsson notched an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Sunday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Sharks.

    Karlsson retrieved the puck down low and found Nicolas Roy out front for the Golden Knights' fourth goal. It was nearly enough, but Timo Meier tied the game in the final second of regulation. Karlsson has done his part in April with nine points in his last 10 games to aid the Golden Knights' playoff push, but they remain on the outside looking in entering the final week of the regular season. The center has 33 points, 128 shots on net and a plus-4 rating through 64 outings overall.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Bags apple in overtime win

    Karlsson recorded an assist, two shots on goal, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Capitals.

    Karlsson had the secondary helper on Shea Theodore's game-winning goal 2:09 into overtime. The assist was Karlsson's first point in his last three games since his three-point outburst last Thursday versus the Flames. The 29-year-old center is up to 32 points, 125 shots on net, a plus-5 rating and 36 hits in 63 contests.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Erupts for three points

    Karlsson scored a goal on four shots, added two assists, went plus-3 and tacked on two PIM in Thursday's 6-1 win over the Flames.

    Karlsson helped out on goals by Evgenii Dadonov and Michael Amadio in the second period before scoring one of his own in the third. With nine points in his last eight games, Karlsson is in on an extended run of success for the first time this season. The Swedish center is up to 31 points, 120 shots on net, a plus-5 rating and 10 PIM through 60 contests.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Contributes assist Tuesday

    Karlsson recorded an assist, four shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Canucks.

    Karlsson has gotten on the scoresheet in six of the last seven games, posting two goals and four helpers in that span. The 29-year-old center is up to 28 points, 116 shots and a plus-2 rating in 59 contests. He's still listed on the second line, but Karlsson could see more of a shutdown role now that the Golden Knights' forward group is enjoying better health.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Delivers helper Saturday

    Karlsson notched an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Coyotes.

    Karlsson earned the secondary helper on Zach Whitecloud's first-period tally. This was Karlsson's fifth point in his last six games (two goals, three helpers). The Swede's offense is coming back just in time to help fantasy managers who were patient with him through a tough season. He's at 27 points, 112 shots on net and a minus-1 rating in 58 appearances.

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  • Golden Knights' William Karlsson: On four-game point streak

    Karlsson recorded an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Canucks.

    After an up-and-down season, Karlsson's enjoying a rare run of consistency with two goals and two assists during a four-game point streak. He had the secondary helper on Shea Theodore's game-winner Sunday. For the season, Karlsson's at 26 points, 108 shots on net and a minus-2 rating in a second-line role.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 191 lbs
Birthplace: Marsta, Sweden
Age: 29
Experience: 8
Shoots: Left