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65 Erik Karlsson D

San Jose Sharks

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
81422-181823:36

Player Updates

May 8, 2021 12:28 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Deposits goal in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on five shots, blocked three shots and went minus-2 in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Coyotes.

Karlsson opened the scoring just 3:47 into the game on a feed from Tomas Hertl. In the third period, Karlsson appeared to score again, but the play was ruled offside. The 30-year-old defenseman is up to eight goals, 22 points, 107 shots on net and 69 blocked shots through 50 contests. He's recorded five points in his last nine outings, picking up the pace slightly at the end of the campaign.

May 6, 2021 12:40 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Tallies go-ahead goal on power play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a power-play goal in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche.

After Tomas Hertl netted a pair of goals to tie the game at 2-2, Karlsson struck with a power-play tally in the third period to put the Sharks ahead. The Swedish blueliner has picked up four points in his last eight outings. He's at 21 points, 102 shots on net, 66 blocked shots and a minus-13 rating through 49 contests overall.

April 27, 2021 01:48 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Nets goal in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 6-4 win over the Coyotes.

Karlsson's tally at 3:19 of the second period chased Coyotes starting goalie Darcy Kuemper from the game. The 30-year-old Karlsson is up to six tallies, 19 points, 93 shots on net and 58 blocked shots in 44 contests. His scoring pace has taken another downturn in 2020-21, which leaves the Swede as a depth option in most fantasy formats.

April 22, 2021 01:04 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Generates helper Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson provided an assist, four shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.

Karlsson ended a three-game mini-slump with his helper on a Tomas Hertl goal in the second period. The 30-year-old Karlsson is up to 18 points, 89 shots on net, 12 PIM and 55 blocked shots through 42 contests. He's picked up four points through 11 outings in April.

April 15, 2021 02:04 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Spoils Stolarz's bid for shutout
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on five shots and blocked five shots in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Ducks.

The Sharks were nearly shut out in consecutive games by Anthony Stolarz, but Karlsson spared them with his third-period tally. The Swede has five goals, 17 points, 79 shots on net and 51 blocks through 38 contests this season. He's collected six points in his last nine outings.

April 10, 2021 02:56 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Slides helper in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson recorded an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Kings.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on Rudolfs Balcers' first-period tally, which stood as the game-winner. In his last six games, Karlsson has two goals and three assists. The Swede is up to 16 points, 68 shots on goal, 43 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 35 outings. He'll continue to play a large role within the Sharks' defense corps.

April 7, 2021 02:32 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Contributes power-play helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson notched a power-play assist in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Ducks.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on Patrick Marleau's tally in the second period. Over his last seven contests, Karlsson has racked up five points and 16 shots on net. The Swede is up to 15 points, 67 shots, 43 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating through 34 games overall.

April 1, 2021 02:04 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Offers assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson provided an assist, five shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Wild.

Karlsson set up Nikolai Knyzhov's first NHL goal at 10:58 of the third period, and it stood as the game-winner. The 30-year-old Karlsson has two tallies and two helpers in his last four outings. For the year, the Swede has produced 14 points, 65 shots on net, a minus-4 rating and 40 blocked shots in 31 contests.

March 30, 2021 04:32 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Lifts squad with two goals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored twice on three shots and added a pair of blocked shots in Monday's 4-3 shootout win over the Wild.

Karlsson tallied in the second and third periods, then scored the decisive goal in the eighth round of the shootout. It was a vintage performance for the 30-year-old blueliner, who doubled his goal output to four in 30 contests. He's at 13 points, 60 shots on net, 40 blocked shots and a minus-6 rating this season.

March 27, 2021 02:24 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Sets up shorthanded tally
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson produced a shorthanded assist, two shots on net and two blocked shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Coyotes.

Karlsson had the lone assist on a Tomas Hertl shorthanded goal in the second period. The helper snapped Karlsson's four-game point drought. The Swede has struggled in 2020-21 with only 11 points, 53 shots, 38 blocked shots and a minus-5 rating through 28 contests.

March 18, 2021 03:16 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Dishes power-play helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson posted a power-play assist and a minus-2 rating in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Golden Knights.

Karlsson set up Evander Kane for the Sharks' fourth tally as they attempted to respond to the Golden Knights in the third period. The assist got Karlsson to the 10-point mark in 23 games this year. The Swede has added 43 shots on net, 34 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating. Five of his points have come with the man advantage.

March 13, 2021 01:40 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Strikes on power play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a power-play goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Friday's 6-0 win over the Ducks.

Karlsson essentially ruined the Ducks' chances of a comeback with his third-period tally to give the Sharks a 3-0 lead. The 30-year-old blueliner is up to two goals and nine points through 20 appearances. Four of his points have come with the man advantage. He's accumulated five points in his last seven outings, which is much closer to his historical scoring rate than we've seen since he joined the Sharks in 2018.

March 6, 2021 03:00 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Dishes pair of assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

March 2, 2021 02:24 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Finds twine Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

February 28, 2021 09:32 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: On track to return Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

February 26, 2021 03:24 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Practices fully Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

February 24, 2021 12:56 AM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Not close to returning
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

February 22, 2021 01:08 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Still unavailable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Wild, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.

Head coach Bob Boughner said Monday that Karlsson is still week-to-week, and he'll aim to get back on the ice at some point this week. Boughner did leave open the possibility that Karlsson could return for Saturday's game versus the Blues. Either Fredrik Claesson or Jacob Middleton will return from the taxi squad for Monday's game.

February 18, 2021 09:12 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Placed on injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, per CapFriendly.

Karlsson was already ruled out for the Sharks' games Thursday and Saturday in St. Louis, so he'll be eligible to return Monday versus the Wild. The 30-year-old Swede has just four assists and a minus-5 rating through 13 games this season.

February 18, 2021 12:08 PM
Sharks' Erik Karlsson: Out next two games
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) didn't make the trip to St. Louis for San Jose's back-to-back set with the Blues, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.

The Sharks have yet to release an expected timetable for Karlsson's return, but he'll miss San Jose's next two contests at a minimum with his lower-body issue. Nicolas Meloche will likely continue to occupy a bottom-pairing role until Karlsson is ready to return.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultGAPTS+/-TOI
05/12vs LVL 0-6000-320:39
05/08vs ARIL 4-5 (OT)000024:34
05/07vs ARIL 2-5101-223:29
05/05vs COLW 3-2101022:34
05/03vs COLL 4-5 (OT)000020:46
05/01@ COLL 3-4011024:19
04/30@ COLL 0-3000-123:59
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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2020-21SJ5281422-1830100
2019-20SJ5663440-1511000
2018-19SJ5334245620101
2017-18OTT7195362-2530200
2016-17OTT771754711040500
2015-16OTT82166682-210301
2014-15OTT82214566760300
2013-14OTT82205474-1550100
2012-13OTT176814821200
2011-12OTT811959781630501
2010-11OTT75133245-3040400
2009-10OTT6052126-510000
Total788143482625-633522703
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020-21SJ521107.323:351420152.6362.5318009
2019-20SJ561205.024:311531168.22144.2316008
2018-19SJ531691.824:281384165:0497:29220010
2017-18OTT711964.626:432161235:49103:18360017
2016-17OTT772187.826:492425283:39165:37280014
2015-16OTT822486.528:572221381:31108:58500025
2014-15OTT822927.227:142191393:4446:03420021
2013-14OTT822577.827:032348335:28123:36360018
2012-13OTT17797.627:0748476:4230:108004
2011-12OTT812617.325:182202315:3145:28420021
2010-11OTT751827.123:301844274:54110:06500025
2009-10OTT601124.520:061347201:545:55240012
Total78822446.425:36215582985:071043:5737200184
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/191
Birthdate:
05/31/1990
Age:
31
Hometown:
Landsbro, Sweden
Team:
San Jose Sharks
School:

NHL Experience:
11
Awards:

2011-12: Norris-Best Defenseman
2014-15: Norris-Best Defenseman