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San Jose Sharks Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Erik Karlsson • #65 • D
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'0", 190 lbs.
Born:May 31, 1990 (32 yrs) in Landsbro, SWE
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Ottawa in 2008 (1/15).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Ottawa in 2018.
Shoots:R
2021-22 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 50 10 25 35 -14 14 0 0 2 23:28 117 0.70
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Scouting Report
Injuries have slowed the Norris Trophy-winning defenseman down far more than any opponent has. When healthy, he can still make an impact; he is a magnificent skater who can carry the puck out of trouble to join the attack or hit a teammate with a breakout pass, generating offense and helping his team make the transition from defense to offense at an elite level. He is an excellent power-play quarterback who can play huge minutes in all situations. His body does break down, though.,Elite offensive defenseman (when healthy).
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL James Norris Memorial Trophy 2014-15, 2011-12
NHL First All-Star Team 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2011-12
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2011-12, 2010-11
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2014 (Sweden)
Olympic Olympic Tournament All-Star Team 2014
Olympic Best Defenceman 2014
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