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71 William Karlsson C

Vegas Golden Knights

Fantasy Stats
ROST%START%
79%58%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
14253919418:40

Player Updates

June 25, 2021 12:24 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Assists on both goals in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson produced two assists, four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Canadiens in Game 6.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on goals by Reilly Smith and Alec Martinez in Thursday's contest. While most of the Golden Knights' top six went quiet in the Stanley Cup Semifinals, Karlsson still managed to produce five helpers in six games. He finished the postseason with 16 points, 34 shots, 25 hits and a plus-10 rating in 19 outings.

June 21, 2021 01:04 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Dishes helper Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson notched an assist in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over the Canadiens in Game 4.

Karlsson set up Brayden McNabb's game-tying goal at 10:37 of the third period. The 28-year-old Karlsson saw his six-game point streak snapped in Friday's Game 3 overtime loss, but it didn't take him long to get back on the scoresheet. The Swede has amassed 14 points (four goals, 10 helpers), 30 shots on net, 23 hits and a plus-9 rating through 17 playoff outings.

June 17, 2021 12:48 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Riding six-game point streak
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson notched an assist and four hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 2.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on Alex Pietrangelo's second goal of the game. The 28-year-old Karlsson is on a six-game point streak, during which he's racked up two goals and six helpers. The Swede is the Golden Knights' leading scorer in these playoffs, with 13 points (four tallies, nine assists) in 15 contests. He's added 25 shots on net, 22 hits and a plus-9 rating as a second-line center.

June 15, 2021 01:00 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Delivers assist
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson provided an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 1.

Karlsson provided the secondary helper on Nick Holden's third-period tally. The 28-year-old Karlsson has picked up two goals and five assists during his five-game point streak. The Swede is up to 12 points, 24 shots on net, 18 hits and a plus-9 rating through 14 playoff contests.

June 11, 2021 01:20 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Deposits goal in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche in Game 6.

Karlsson gave the Golden Knights their first lead at 15:06 of the first period, and they didn't trail again in the series-clinching win. The Swede has collected four goals, seven assists, 23 shots on net and a plus-7 rating through 13 playoff contests. He'll look to keep up the strong production versus the Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Semifinals.

June 6, 2021 11:36 PM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Dishes three assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson produced three assists, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche in Game 4.

Karlsson helped out on each of Jonathan Marchessault's three goals in Game 4, as the Golden Knights' second line lifted them to the win. The 28-year-old Karlsson has been strong in the playoffs with three goals and six helpers through 11 games. He's added 20 shots on net, a plus-6 rating and 17 hits.

June 5, 2021 01:24 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Tickles twine Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Friday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 3.

Karlsson opened the scoring at 4:38 of the second period, but the Golden Knights' lead lasted all of 1:29 before Carl Soderberg scored for the Avalanche. Through 10 playoff contests, Karlsson has racked up three goals, three assists, 16 shots on net, 17 hits and a plus-4 rating from his second-line center role.

May 31, 2021 12:32 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Deflects in lone goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on three shots and went minus-2 in Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Avalanche in Game 1.

Karlsson broke up Philipp Grubauer's shutout bid at 14:59 of the second period by deflecting in an offering from Max Pacioretty. The 28-year-old Karlsson has racked up five points through eight playoff appearances this year. He's added 14 hits, 13 shots on net and a plus-2 rating as the Golden Knights' second-line center.

May 29, 2021 01:04 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Earns assist with faceoff win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson provided an assist, three hits, two shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 6-2 win over the Wild in Game 7.

Karlsson won a faceoff back to Nicolas Hague, who buried the Golden Knights' second goal from long range. The assist was Karlsson's fourth points in seven postseason contests. The Swedish center added 10 shots on net, 14 hits and a plus-4 rating in the first round.

May 21, 2021 12:48 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: One of each in comeback win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal, dished an assist, blocked three shots and went plus-3 in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Wild.

Karlsson and Reilly Smith assisted on each other's goals as part of a run of five unanswered tallies for the Golden Knights. The 28-year-old Karlsson has collected three points through three playoff contests so far. The playmaking center has added six shots on net and a plus-3 rating as a top-six forward.

May 19, 2021 01:16 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Offers assist in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson collected an assist, two shots on goal and three hits in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Wild in Game 2.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on Jonathan Marchessault's game-tying goal in the second period. The assist was Karlsson's first point in two postseason games after he racked up 39 points in 56 regular-season contests. The Swedish center only had two droughts of three or more games this year, so he should be a fairly consistent scoring option in the top six.

May 13, 2021 12:44 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Provides helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson notched an assist and five shots on goal in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Sharks.

Karlsson earned the secondary helper on William Carrier's second-period tally. The 28-year-old Karlsson picked up 39 points, 111 shots on net and a plus-19 rating in 56 contests this season. He'll enter the playoffs as the Golden Knights' second-line center, and his consistency on offense will be attractive for DFS.

May 8, 2021 01:16 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: On four-game point streak
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson managed an assist, two PIM and two hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blues.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on Reilly Smith's first-period tally. The 28-year-old Karlsson is up to one goal and four assists during his current four-game point streak. For the season, the Swedish center has racked up 38 points, 102 shots on net and a plus-18 rating. His minor penalty Friday was just his second penalty in 53 outings.

May 4, 2021 12:04 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Sends pair of assists
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson recorded two assists, two shots on goal and a pair of hits in Monday's 6-5 loss to the Wild.

Karlsson assisted on an Alec Martinez power-play goal in the first period and a Jonathan Marchessault tally at even strength in the second. This was Karlsson's first multi-point effort since April 9. The Swedish center has 36 points, 101 shots on net and a plus-20 rating through 51 contests.

May 2, 2021 01:52 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Opens scoring Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Coyotes.

Karlsson tallied at 10:15 of the first period to put the Golden Knights ahead 1-0. The Swede is up to 14 goals, 34 points, a plus-20 rating and 99 shots on goal through 50 outings. The second-line center has racked up three scores, one helper and a plus-8 rating in his last five games.

April 29, 2021 12:28 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Strikes quickly in Wednesday's win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Avalanche.

The Golden Knights controlled the opening faceoff, and Karlsson was able to convert on an Alex Pietrangelo feed just 10 seconds into the game. The 28-year-old Karlsson has two goals and an assist in his last three games. The Swede is up to 13 tallies, 33 points, 94 shots on net and a plus-19 rating through 48 contests overall.

April 24, 2021 11:56 PM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Nets insurance tally
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.

Karlsson responded to a Sam Steel goal in the third period. The 28-year-old Karlsson has produced 12 goals, 32 points, 92 shots on net and a plus-17 rating through 47 contests. He's locked in as the Golden Knights' second-line center with scoring production to match his role.

April 22, 2021 12:52 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Collects helper
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson produced an assist and went plus-4 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.

Karlsson set up Jonathan Marchessault's first-period tally. The 28-year-old Karlsson has had a relatively quiet April, with two goals and four helpers through 12 games. The Swede is up to 31 points, a plus-16 rating and 88 shots on net through 46 appearances overall.

April 17, 2021 11:00 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Opens scoring Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal on his only shot in Friday's 4-0 win over the Ducks.

Karlsson struck just nine seconds into the second period, and his goal was all the Golden Knights needed Friday. The 28-year-old center is up to 11 tallies, 30 points, 83 shots on net and a plus-13 rating through 43 contests. He continues to see all-situations usage in a top-six role that carries solid value in fantasy.

April 10, 2021 01:28 AM
Golden Knights' William Karlsson: Sends pair of helpers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson notched two assists, including one while shorthanded, in Friday's 7-4 win over the Coyotes.

Karlsson assisted on both of Reilly Smith's tallies in the contest. The shorthanded helper was Karlsson's first point on the penalty kill this year. He's up to 29 points in 39 games overall, and the Swede has added 75 shots on net, 24 blocked shots and a plus-12 rating in his all-situations role.

Last 7 Games
DateOpponentResultGAPTS+/-TOI
06/24@ MONL 2-3 (OT)022+218:47
06/22vs MONL 1-4000-117:50
06/20@ MONW 2-1 (OT)011+119:14
06/18@ MONL 2-3 (OT)000-224:41
06/16vs MONL 2-3011+117:51
06/14vs MONW 4-1011+217:38
06/10vs COLW 6-3101+117:21
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Career Stats
SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2020-21LV5614253919104518441
2019-20LV6315314611221491455
2018-19VGK822432561715588646
2017-18VGK8243357849846402435
2016-17CBJ816192510103435525
2015-16CBJ8191120-9001416495
2014-15ANA-CBJ21325300193104
Total466114155269841972129443100
More Career Stats
SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020-21LV5611112.618:401270152.3899.484002
2019-20LV6313810.918:511393123.30120.9316013
2018-19VGK8216914.218:501737199:40125:2816008
2017-18VGK8218423.418:421807197:20135:3112006
2016-17CBJ81966.213:22158716:31131:5410004
2015-16CBJ811088.314:28159821:54173:016003
2014-15ANA-CBJ212910.312:1133840:230:282001
Total46683513.716:479730751:29786:47660127
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/188
Birthdate:
01/08/1993
Age:
28
Hometown:
Marsta, Sweden
Team:
Vegas Golden Knights
School:

NHL Experience:
6
Awards:

2017-18: Lady Byng-Most Gentlemanly Player