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ERIK KARLSSON RUMORS

Erik Karlsson, Mika Zibanejad decline World Championship invitation due to injury

Apparently Ottawa forward Mika Zibanejad and captain Erik Karlsson played through injury in the playoffs, as both declined invitations to play for Team Sweden in the upcoming IIHF World Championships in Prague. Zibanejad told the media Tuesday that he has a bruised knee cap, but Karlsson declined to say what the nature of his injury was during media availability. Karlsson appeared...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators' Erik Karlsson: 'We shouldn't really have been in the playoffs to begin with'

Erik Karlsson sounded upbeat one day after the Senators' season came to an end with a shutout loss to the Canadiens in Game 6 of the first round of the playoffs. The Ottawa defenseman told reporters Monday that the team had to be appreciative of the fact that they even made the playoffs in the first place. "Looking back, we shouldn't really have been in the playoffs to begin with...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson Nominated for the Norris Trophy

LAS VEGAS, NV – JUNE 20: Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators speaks after winning the James Norris Memorial Trophy during the 2012 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas on June 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images) In a not-so-shocking development, the NHL has announced that Erik Karlsson is one of its three finalists for the league’s...
Via The 6th Sens
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson rocks Nathan Beaulieu

Nice hit by Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson as he rocks Montreal Canadiens forward Nathan Beaulieu. There will be some that say this is a head shot, but the head isn't targeted. This isn't a violation of NHL rule 48.Rule 48 – Illegal Check to the Head48.1 Illegal Check to the Head – A hit resulting in contact with an opponent’s head where the head was the main point of contact...
Via Goon's World
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ottawa Senators: First Round Preview

Wednesday, April 15th at 7:00 E.T. the Ottawa Senators will travel to Montreal to play the Canadiens in game 1 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. According to computer simulations the Canadiens are the favorites in the series, winning in 54% of the simulations. Montreal is also the higher seed after finishing 1st in the Atlantic division, Ottawa placed 4th. The Senators...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Are injuries the best thing to happen to Ottawa this season?

From losing Erik Karlsson to an Achilles injury over two years ago, to developing the pioneer of injuries himself, Sami Salo, injuries have often been an untimely obstacle in the Ottawa Senators’ way over their 23-year existence. This year, I think it is safe to say, injuries have been somewhat of a blessing in disguise. […] The post Are injuries the best thing to happen to Ottawa...
Via Along the Boards
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Senators Captain Erik Karlsson Buys ‘C’ Patches For Fans To Add To Jerseys

Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson earned a promotion this season as he now wears the “C” on his sweater as captain. Karlsson, who is known for frequently promoting kindness and positive thoughts on his Tumblr, is giving back to his fans by buying “C” patches for those who had purchased his jersey prior to him being named captain. I just purchased 1000 C's to give...
Via NESN.com
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Karlsson Speaks Candidly to Aftonbladet: Divorce, Loss of Friends/Teammates in 2013

Swedish newspapers get all the scoops. After bringing Senators fans the infamous Andre Petersson interview in which he cracked on Binghamton and the KISS photo, Aftonbladet has now published the most introspective Erik Karlsson interview that I’ve probably ever seen that didn’t involve Karlsson eating a meal with Ian Mendes at IKEA. Karlsson, if you’ll recall, went...
Via The 6th Sens
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Karlsson On Silver Medal Value: ‘You’ll See When I Put It Out On eBay’

Sweden’s Erik Karlsson isn’t leaving the 2014 Winter Olympics empty-handed, but he might as well be. The Ottawa Senators defenseman was understandably upset after falling to Canada 3-0 in the gold medal game on Sunday, but his loss might be the Internet’s gain. Following the game, Karlsson was asked what the silver medal means to him and it turns out he’s not too keen on...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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