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Longest points streaks, #SJSharks history:
Erik Karlsson (14 GP in 2022-23)
Rob Gaudreau (12 GP in 1992-93)

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 14, 2024

Sid’s 1000th career assist comes on Karlsson’s OT winner.

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 11, 2024

With an assist on Jake Guentzel's goal, Erik Karlsson has extended his point streak to 10 games.

Karlsson's streak is the…

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Jan 26, 2024

Erik Karlsson will play tonight.

Tristan Jarry will start in goal.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Jan 20, 2024

Optional morning skate here at T-Mobile Arena. Erik Karlsson is on the ice after missing yesterday’s practice due to i…

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Jan 20, 2024

Karlsson is not feeling well today, per Sullivan.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Jan 19, 2024

Penguins power-play points …

Evgeni Malkin — 6 (T-69th in NHL)

Erik Karlsson — 4 (T-114th)

Reilly Smith — 4 (T-114th…

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Dec 4, 2023

Kris Letang replaced Erik Karlsson at the point on the power play Sunday.Karlsson didn't mind. He hopes it cures a to…

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Dec 4, 2023

This stat from @PenguinsPR about the start of Erik Karlsson's tenure in Pittsburgh 👀

"His 15 points through the first…

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Nov 15, 2023

Erik Karlsson. 1-0.

The Penguins score on the PP, snapping a stretch with 16 straight power plays without a goal, which dated back to Oct. 13.

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Oct 30, 2023

Karlsson hasn't missed a shift, but he keeps shaking his right hand. Took a Connor Bedard shot to the right hand. Will continue to monitor

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Oct 10, 2023

Mike Sullivan tells me that the @penguins are ready to unleash Karlsson and Letang on the same power play.“The power play is very important to Erik and Kris. So we’ll start with both of them on the top unit. And so we'll see how it goes. We've got a lot of options."

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Sep 23, 2023

Per the Penguins, here is the trade. SJ retains $1.5M of Karlsson’s salary…Pittsburgh retains 25 per cent of Petry’s.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Aug 6, 2023

WE HAVE BIG TRADE NEWS TO ANNOUNCE 🚨The Penguins have acquired defenseman Erik Karlsson, forward Rem Pitlick, forward Dillon Hamaliuk and a 2026 third-round draft pick in a three-team trade involving the San Jose Sharks and Montreal Canadiens.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Aug 6, 2023

After winning the Golden Puck as Sweden's best hockey player, Erik Karlsson opened up about his ongoing trade process. Confirmed he's spoken with Pittsburgh, Carolina, Seattle and Toronto -- plus others -- and says "I just want the best chance to get to the best team."

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Jul 22, 2023

William Karlsson is taking warmups. Wife Emily gave birth to a baby boy, last night.

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) May 12, 2023

Unless Nathan MacKinnon gets at least 3 points at 5v5 in tonight's game, Erik Karlsson will finish the season leading all players in 5v5 points (64). Again, no defenceman since 2007 has come close to doing that, and he did it on a team that was 20th in 5v5 goals.

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 14, 2023

Erik Karlsson is the first European D-man to score 100 points, and at age 32 he is the oldest D-man to reach 100 points in a season.He is the 4th oldest player to reach 100 points behind Gordie Howe, Johnny Bucyk and Daniel Alfredsson.

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 11, 2023

Erik Karlsson. Second of the night. 4-2. 100th point of the season, becoming the first since Brian Leetch to reach the mark more than 30 years ago (1991-92). #Sharks.

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 10, 2023

There are now seven defensemen in NHL history who have scored 97 points in a season:

Orr (6x), Coffey (5x), Potvin (2x), Leetch, MacInnis, Housley ... and now Erik Karlsson.

Karlsson is the first defenseman to hit 97 in 30 years (Housley in 1992-93).

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 6, 2023

#SJSharks vibes so good tonight...Gushchin 1st NHL goal/game, 30-year-old Criscoulo's 1st NHL goal on his dad's b-day, Gregor hat trick, 4 Karlsson points...haven't heard one peep about the Draft lottery.So this is what it's like to cover a winning team 😄

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 2, 2023

How crazy a season is Karlsson having?

Tonight is his 5th four-point game of the season.

He had 5 four-point games IN HIS CAREER coming into this season.

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Apr 1, 2023

Only one player in the NHL has more points at even strength than Erik Karlsson (69) Connor McDavid (70).

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Mar 27, 2023

Shot assists (passes to shot attempts) even strength leaders per game:1. Connor McDavid - 5.192. Matthew Barzal - 4.843. Leon Draisatl - 4.724. Erik Karlsson - 4.715. Nathan Mackinnon - 4.576. Jack Hughes - 4.397. Matthew Tkachuk - 4.29@HockeyAnalytics #hockeyanalytics

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Mar 27, 2023

#SJSharks Erik Karlsson w/ career highs in goals, assists

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Mar 25, 2023

Karlsson's 22nd, a career season high. What a period by him, including that called-back pass on Johnsson no-goal

— NHL Game Day Stats (@GameDayStatsNHL) Mar 21, 2023

Erik Karlsson on his immediate future: "I think it would be weird if (Mike Grier) comes to me with three days left and asked me to waive my no-move. We've had plenty of time for that if that was the case so I'm not too worried about it. I'm just here to play hockey."

— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Feb 27, 2023

Quinn says Karlsson will play tomorrow, maintenance day today.

Meier probably will not, lingering upper-body injury.


— NHL Game Day News (@GameDayNewsNHL) Feb 22, 2023