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March 9, 2020 02:20 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Delivers sixth goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson scored a goal, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Avalanche.

Karlsson has two points in four games since he returned from a lower-body injury. The Swedish forward now has 12 points, 54 shots and a minus-7 rating through 60 contests this season.

March 4, 2020 01:32 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Pockets helper in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) posted an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Maple Leafs.

Karlsson had the secondary helper on Antti Suomela's second-period tally. After a five-game absence, Karlsson skated 13:38 on Tuesday. The Swede has 11 points and 49 shots through 57 contests this year -- he'll likely remain a non-factor in standard fantasy formats.

March 2, 2020 03:24 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Will suit up Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) will return to action against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Karlsson will be back in the lineup following a five-game stint on the shelf. Prior to getting hurt, the Swede notched three points in his prior six contests while averaging 13:56 of ice time. The 29-year-old figures to slot into a fourth-line role for Tuesday's tilt which could limit his offensive opportunities.

February 29, 2020 02:16 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Unable to play Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Penguins, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Karlsson is set to miss a fifth straight game, and Noah Gregor will stay in the lineup as a result, The next chance for Karlsson to enter the lineup will be Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.

February 27, 2020 05:40 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Still sidelined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) isn't in the projected lineup for Thursday's game against the Devils, NHL.com's Ross McKeon reports.

Karlsson will miss a fourth straight game Thursday and remains without a timetable for his return. Another update on the bottom-six forward, who's picked up 10 points in 56 games this campaign, should surface once he's ready to rejoin the lineup.

February 25, 2020 03:20 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Not expected to play Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) is likely to sit out against the Flyers on Tuesday.

Karlsson's absence will allow Noah Gregor to stay in the lineup. The 29-year-old winger has accrued 10 points over 56 games this season, and he'll aim to get back in the lineup against the Devils on Thursday.

February 23, 2020 03:16 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Not playing Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Islanders, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.

Although Karlsson is wearing a walking boot, the team believes he's day-to-day. Noah Gregor will continue to flank the third line in Karlsson's place, and the latter will aim to return against the Flyers on Tuesday.

February 22, 2020 02:00 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Sports walking boot
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (lower body) was spotted wearing a walking boot and is considered day-to-day, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.

As a result, Karlsson won't play against the Rangers on Saturday, and he likely will miss Sunday's matchup versus the Islanders, too. Either Noah Gregor or Antti Suomela will bump onto the third line in his place.

February 20, 2020 10:08 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Suffers injury Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson departed the arena in a walking boot following Thursday's 2-1 loss to New Jersey, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.

The specifics regarding the injury remain unclear, however, Karlsson failed to suit up in the third period. The fact that he was seen in a walking boot is certainly a bad sign that his injury could be serious. Expect the team to provide an update regarding the 29-year-old's status prior to Saturday's road clash with the Rangers.

February 7, 2020 02:48 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Ends 10-game slump
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson produced an assist in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Oilers.

Karlsson had no points in the previous 10 games and just one assist in 13 games since he returned from a head injury. The Swede is at a paltry eight points, 40 shots and a minus-10 rating in 51 contests. At this rate, he'll have a tough time matching last year's career-low output of 16 points in 79 outings.

January 2, 2020 12:24 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Returning against Pittsburgh
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (head) will rejoin the lineup for Thursday's game against the Penguins, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Karlsson will return to a bottom-six role following his one-game absence, replacing Antti Suomela on the Sharks' fourth line. The 29-year-old Swede has notched six points while posting a minus-7 rating in 37 games this campaign.

December 31, 2019 07:32 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Not suiting up Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (head) didn't participate in warmups and won't play in Tuesday's road game against the Red Wings.

While Karlsson is still considered day-to-day after taking a puck to the head during Saturday's win over the Flyers, the 29-year-old will miss his first game since Nov. 23. Antti Suomela will enter the lineup in Karlsson's place. Karlsson will aim to get healthy for Thursday's clash against the Penguins.

December 29, 2019 03:52 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Avoids serious injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Bob Boughner said Sunday that Karlsson (head) is deemed day-to-day, Sharks beat writer Sheng Peng reports.

Per Peng, Karlsson was in good spirits Sunday after taking a puck to the head in Satruday's loss to the Flyers. Karlsson was held out of Sunday's practice for precautionary reasons, and his status for Tuesday's game agianst Detroit is still uncertain. If he's forced to miss game time, Antti Suomela will likely draw into the lineup in his stead.

December 28, 2019 11:12 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Exits game early
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson had to be helped off the ice after taking a puck to the head in Saturday's matchup with Philadelphia, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.

Karlsson was bogged down in a 10-game pointless streak prior to Saturday's tilt. The team should provide an update on the winger's availability for Tuesday's matchup with Detroit prior to leaving for its five-game road trip.

December 4, 2019 02:40 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Churns out pair of points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson supplied a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Capitals.

Karlsson opened the scoring at 2:33 of the first period, but the Capitals answered with five goals before the winger set up Evander Kane's tally in the third. Karlsson has four points in his last four games, and six points through 26 contests overall.

November 28, 2019 03:08 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: On scoresheet in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson netted a goal on two shots and added two hits in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Jets.

In his second game back from an upper-body injury, the Swedish forward tallied at 9:28 of the first period. It would be the lone bright spot for the Sharks in the game. Karlsson has just two goals and an assist through 23 appearances this season. With only 22 hits and 18 shots on goal, he's not producing enough in any category to warrant fantasy attention.

November 26, 2019 05:20 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Suiting up Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (upper body) is in the lineup for Sunday's road contest against the Kings, Sharks beat writer Sheng Peng reports.

Karlsson missed just one game with the injury. The 29-year-old forward will jump back into a fourth-line role alongside Antti Suomela.

November 25, 2019 03:28 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Game-time call Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (upper body) is a game-time decision for Monday's game against the Kings, Sharks beat writer Sheng Peng reports.

It sounds like Karlsson is at least near full health, but coach Peter DeBoer is pondering rolling out 11 forwards and seven defensemen for the divisional matchup. Karlsson may take warmups, so keep an eye on the Sharks' line rushes before the 10:30 p.m. ET puck drop.

November 22, 2019 03:36 PM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Sidelined against Islanders
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson will miss Saturday's matchup with the Islanders due to an upper-body injury, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

Karlsson is stuck in an 11-game pointless streak and has registered a mere two points in 21 contests. The Swede is unlikely to start making a significant offensive impact moving forward, making him a fringe fantasy option at best. The Sharks will need to either promote a forward from the minors or utilize seven defensemen Saturday if Tomas Hertl (undisclosed) remains unavailable.

November 10, 2019 01:56 AM
Sharks' Melker Karlsson: Quiet in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Karlsson (upper body) skated 9:55 with a shot on goal and a blocked shot in Saturday's 2-1 shootout win over the Predators.

Karlsson ultimately didn't have much of an impact from the fourth line in the goalie duel. With only two points and a minus-5 rating through 16 appearances, the Swedish winger isn't going to attract much fantasy attention.

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SeasonteamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWFWFL
2019-20SJ616612-70001417
2018-19SJ7912416-10021512
2017-18SJ7181119-5011126
2016-17SJ67111122702115
2015-16SJ651091950011112
2014-15SJ53131124-31021320
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SeasonteamGPSOGS%TOI/GSHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019-20SJ615610.712:1611152.45129.82200010
2018-19SJ797915.211:2914053.67116.37260013
2017-18SJ717610.513:1414373:0298:59260013
2016-17SJ677315.112:4713377:17105:58220011
2015-16SJ659610.413:31132029:2276:4416008
2014-15SJ5310013.015:26120354:579:55200010
Total39648012.513:007817100:45537:471300065