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Erik Karlsson
Erik Karlsson
Left Wing  - CAR
Number: 43
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 170
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 28, 1994  (Age 21)
Birthplace: Lerum, Sweden
Drafted: CAR / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (99th overall) PROSPECT BIO
Selected by the Hurricanes in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft… Is playing his first season of professional hockey in North America in 2015-16… Played 99 career games with Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), totaling nine points (3g, 6a)… Had 96 points (33g, 63a) in 125 career games with Frolunda Jr. of Sweden’s junior league… Also skated in 43 games with Frolunda’s under-18 team between 2009-2012, earning 57 points (25g, 32a)… Teamed with fellow Hurricanes draft picks Elias Lindholm and Lucas Wallmark to capture silver with Sweden at the 2014 World Junior Championship, notching three assists in seven games… Earned five points (2g, 3a) in six games as Sweden captured the silver medal at the 2012 U18 World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic… Also won silver with Sweden at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Tournament and played in the 2011 World Junior A Challenge, the 2012 U-18 5 Nations Cup and the 2013 4 Nations Cup… Spent most of the 2011-12 with Frolunda Jr. of Sweden’s junior league, notching 14 goals and 19 assists (33 points) in 47 games… Scored 10 goals and added 25 assists (35 points) in 40 games with Frolunda Jr. in 2012-13… Also made his Swedish Elite League debut in 2012-13, appearing in five games for Frolunda… Spent the majority of the 2013-14 season in the SHL with Frolunda, totaling five goals and one assist (6 points) in 41 games.

2014-15: Played the full season with Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), registering three points (1g, 2a)… Appeared in seven playoff games as the Indians advanced to the SHL semifinals before falling to Vaxjo.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
5 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
6 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 55 25 24 6 154 169 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 54 15 19 -13 34
J. Skinner 54 19 12 -3 31
V. Rask 52 12 19 0 31
J. Staal 54 12 19 8 31
K. Versteeg 53 10 21 1 31
E. Staal 54 9 21 0 30
E. Lindholm 54 8 16 -9 24
A. Nestrasil 47 7 12 0 19
J. Nordstrom 43 5 9 2 14
R. Hainsey 54 3 11 -11 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 15 11 6 .908 2.38
E. Lack 9 10 3 .901 2.74
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