Erik Karlsson

age34
posD
shotr
h6'0"
w190lbs
BirthdateMay 31, 1990
Draft Class2008 round1 pick15

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$11,500,000$11.50M
Year 6 of 8
19/20
24/25
26/27
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2027 age 37

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP82
G11
A45
P56
PPG0.68
PIM44
EV TOI/GM 19.60
G60 0.23
P60 1.13
GF% 52.10
DFF% 53.70
REL DFF% 4.60
CF% 54.60
REL CF% 5.80

Erik Karlsson Updates

Apr 18 2024

Karlsson registered an assist in the season finale versus the New York Islanders on Wednesday.

Apr 15 2024

Karlsson scored a goal and added an assist in Monday's 4-2 win over the Nashville Predators.

Apr 13 2024

Karlsson posted a power-play assist, five shots on goal, two PIM and a minus-4 rating in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Boston Bruins.

Apr 12 2024

Karlsson scored the game-winning goal in Thursday's 6-5 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Apr 7 2024

Karlsson notched three assists in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Apr 2 2024

Karlsson failed to register a shot in Monday's 5-2 win over the New York Rangers, extending his goal drought to 18 games.

Mar 25 2024

Karlsson failed to score a goal for the 14th straight game against the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

Feb 27 2024

Karlsson scored a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Jan 20 2024

Karlsson (illness) will be available to play Saturday against the Vegas Golden Knights, per Penguins play-by-play announcer Josh Getzoff.

Jan 19 2024

Karlsson missed Friday's practice because of an illness, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. He's questionable for Saturday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights as a result.

Jan 15 2024

Karlsson had an assist in Monday's 3-0 home victory against the Seattle Kraken.

Jan 12 2024

Karlsson garnered an assist versus Vancouver in a 4-3 loss Thursday, continuing his five-game point streak.

Jan 5 2024

Karlsson notched two assists, one on the power play, in Thursday's 6-5 win over the Boston Bruins.

Jan 3 2024

Karlsson notched an assist in Tuesday's clash with Washington.

Dec 30 2023

Karlsson picked up an assist in Saturday's 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues. It was his 600th NHL assist.

Profile

UFA Year 2017
ELC Year 19
Waivers Age 19
Nationality Sweden
Est Career Earnings
$123,625,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2019-2027 Standard Contract
8yrs
value$92,000,000$92.00M
cap hit$11,500,000$11.50M
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Signed By
Signed On Jun 17 2019
Signing Agent Craig Oster
Signed On Jun 17 2019
Signing Status
UFA
age 29
% Cap Contract Start 14.11%
Notes
* Retained Salary Aug 6, 2023

13.0435% of contract was retained by San Jose Sharks in trade to Pittsburgh Penguins

Trade Details
Abbreviated $Amounts
2019-20
2020-21
2021-22
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
Buy Out
2026-27
2027
Cap Hit $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M UFAage 37
AAV $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,500,000$11.50M
Base $3,500,000$3.50M $2,000,000$2.00M $5,500,000$5.50M $2,000,000$2.00M $10,500,000$10.50M $10,000,000$10.00M $4,000,000$4.00M $1,500,000$1.50M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $11,000,000$11.00M $10,000,000$10.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $10,000,000$10.00M $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $6,000,000$6.00M
Total Salary $14,500,000$14.50M $12,000,000$12.00M $14,500,000$14.50M $12,000,000$12.00M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,000,000$11.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $7,500,000$7.50M
Minors Salary $14,500,000$14.50M $12,000,000$12.00M $14,500,000$14.50M $12,000,000$12.00M $11,500,000$11.50M $11,000,000$11.00M $9,000,000$9.00M $7,500,000$7.50M
Clauses
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
NMC
UFA Year

2012-2019 Standard Contract
7yrs
value$45,500,000$45.50M
cap hit$6,500,000$6.50M
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Signed By
Signed On Jun 19 2012
Signing Agent Craig Oster
Signed On Jun 19 2012
Signing Status
RFA
age 22
% Cap Contract Start 10.83%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
2019
Cap Hit $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M UFAage 29
AAV $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $6,500,000$6.50M
Base $4,000,000$4.00M $5,500,000$5.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,500,000$7.50M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000$1.00M - - - - - -
Total Salary $5,000,000$5.00M $5,500,000$5.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,500,000$7.50M
Minors Salary $5,000,000$5.00M $5,500,000$5.50M $6,500,000$6.50M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,000,000$7.00M $7,500,000$7.50M
Clauses
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M-NTC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2009-2012 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$3,900,000$3.90M
cap hit$1,300,000$1.30M
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Signed On May 7 2009
Signed On May 7 2009
Signing Status age 19
% Cap Contract Start 1.54%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012
Cap Hit $875,000$875K $875,000$875K $875,000$875K RFAage 22
AAV $1,300,000$1.30M $1,300,000$1.30M $1,300,000$1.30M
Base $787,500$788K $787,500$788K $787,500$788K
Performance Bonuses $425,000$425K $425,000$425K $425,000$425K
Signing Bonuses $87,500$88K $87,500$88K $87,500$88K
Total Salary $875,000$875K $875,000$875K $875,000$875K
Minors Salary $65,000$65K $65,000$65K $65,000$65K
Clauses
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UFA Year

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