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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 22)
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.

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Skinner 82 28 23 -2 51
V. Rask 80 21 27 -6 48
J. Staal 82 20 28 6 48
E. Lindholm 82 11 28 -23 39
J. Faulk 64 16 21 -22 37
K. Versteeg 63 11 22 -6 33
E. Staal 63 10 23 -3 33
J. Nordstrom 71 10 14 1 24
A. Nestrasil 55 9 14 4 23
R. Nash 64 9 13 -5 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 23 17 10 .909 2.41
E. Lack 12 14 6 .901 2.81