Erik Karlsson

#65
age33
posD
shotr
h6'0"
w190lbs
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Current Contract

Cap Hit
$11,500,000$11.50M
Standard Contract: Year 5 of 8
19/20
23/24
26/27
Accumulated Cap Hit
$9,947,914$9.95M
100%
Expiry Status
UFA 2027 (Age 37)
Current Agent
UFA Year 2017
ELC Year 33
Waivers Age 19
Birthdate May 31, 1990
Nationality Sweden
Draft
2008 Round 1 Pick 15
Draft Class
Est Career Earnings
$112,625,000
Regular Season
GP82
G11
A45
P56
PPG0.68
PIM44
EV TOI/Game 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

Transactions

Apr 18 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Apr 15 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Apr 13 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Apr 7 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Apr 2 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Feb 27 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Jan 19 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Jan 12 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Jan 5 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Jan 3 2024 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Dec 30 2023 | Pittsburgh Penguins

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

Aug 6 2023
$10,000,000
$-10,000,000

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Erik Karlsson, Dillon Hamaliuk and 2026 3rd Round Pick from the San Jose Sharks for Mikael Granlund, Mike Hoffman, Jan Rutta and 2024 1st round pick (top 10 protected)

Jun 17 2019 | Pittsburgh Penguins
Standard | 8 yrs
$92,000,000
Cap Hit
$11,500,000

Craig Oster | Newport Sports Management Inc.

Jun 19 2012 | Pittsburgh Penguins
Standard | 7 yrs
$45,500,000
Cap Hit
$6,500,000

Craig Oster | Newport Sports Management Inc.

May 7 2009 | Pittsburgh Penguins
Entry Level | 3 yrs
$3,900,000
Cap Hit
$1,300,000
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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
Signing Status
UFA
33yrs old
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
UFA
37yrs
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 On Jun 19 2012
Signing Agent Craig Oster
Signing Status
RFA
33yrs old
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
UFA
29yrs
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
-
-
-
-
-
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
Signing Status 33yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012
Cap Hit $875,000$875K $875,000$875K $875,000$875K
RFA
22yrs
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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Erik Karlsson
#65
age33
posD
shotr
h6'0"
w190lbs
Cap Hit
$11,500,000
Standard Contract: Year 5 of 8
19/20
23/24
26/27
Expiry Status
UFA 2027 (Age 37)
Signing Agent
Craig Oster
2023-24
Regular Season
gp82
g11
a45
pts56
Draft
Undrafted
UFA Year
2017
Birthdate
May 31, 1990
Nationality
Sweden