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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 20)
Birthplace: Lerum, Sweden
Drafted: CAR / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (99th overall) PROSPECT BIO
2013-14 Season
Spent the majority of the season in the Swedish Hockey League with Frolunda, totaling five goals and one assist (6 points) in 41 games… Also appeared in nine games with Frolunda’s junior team, scoring 15 points (5g, 10a)… Scored one goal in six postseason contests for Frolunda, as the Indians fell to Linkoping in seven games in the opening round.

Career
Selected by the Hurricanes in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft… Had played 46 career games with Frolunda in the Swedish Hockey League entering 2014-15… 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…

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYR 63 39 17 7 197 155 85
3 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 62 36 15 11 182 160 83
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 OTT 62 28 23 11 176 167 67
11 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 62 12 28 -18 40
E. Staal 57 18 20 -12 38
E. Lindholm 61 11 16 -18 27
J. Skinner 57 16 10 -17 26
N. Gerbe 58 7 16 -10 23
R. Nash 59 7 15 -10 22
V. Rask 60 8 12 -16 20
J. McClement 62 6 13 3 19
J. Staal 26 4 12 -4 16
A. Nestrasil 34 4 11 4 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 17 20 4 .911 2.43
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .905 2.61