William Karlsson

Age 28 Jan 8, 1993
Marsta SWE
Center shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
195 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2020
Agent Michael Deutsch
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2011
Drafted Overall 53
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Anaheim Ducks

Transaction History
Jun 20, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson notched an assist in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over the Canadiens in Game 4.
Jun 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson notched an assist and four hits in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Canadiens in Game 2.
Jun 14, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson provided an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 1.
Jun 10, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche in Game 6.
Jun 6, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson produced three assists, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche in Game 4.
Jun 4, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Friday's 3-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 3.
May 30, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on three shots and went minus-2 in Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Avalanche in Game 1.
May 28, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson provided an assist, three hits, two shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Friday's 6-2 win over the Wild in Game 7.
May 20, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal, dished an assist, blocked three shots and went plus-3 in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Wild.
May 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson collected an assist, two shots on goal and three hits in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Wild in Game 2.
May 12, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson notched an assist and five shots on goal in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Sharks.
May 7, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson managed an assist, two PIM and two hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blues.
May 3, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson recorded two assists, two shots on goal and a pair of hits in Monday's 6-5 loss to the Wild.
May 1, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Apr 28, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Avalanche.
Apr 24, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Apr 21, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson produced an assist and went plus-4 in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Apr 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal in Friday's 4-0 win over the Ducks.
Apr 9, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson notched two assists, including one while shorthanded, in Friday's 7-4 win over the Coyotes.
Apr 5, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson recorded an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 6-1 win over the Blues.
Apr 1, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Wild.
Mar 31, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on three shots and added three hits in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Mar 29, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson managed an assist and a team-high four shots on goal in Monday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Mar 22, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on four shots and supplied two assists in Monday's 5-1 win over the Blues.
Mar 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal in Friday's 4-2 win over the Kings.
Mar 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson (COVID-19 protocols) will be in Friday's lineup against the Kings, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Mar 19, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson was added to the league's COVID-19 protocols list Friday, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Mar 17, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson notched an assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-4 win over the Sharks.
Mar 13, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson posted an assist and two blocked shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Blues.
Mar 5, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson posted an assist and three hits in Friday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks.
Mar 3, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored an empty-net goal and added an assist in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
Feb 27, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored twice and went plus-2 in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Ducks.
Feb 22, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson notched a pair of assists and two shots on goal in Monday's 3-0 win over the Avalanche.
Feb 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson provided two assists, a pair of shots on goal and two blocked shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Feb 9, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson posted an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Ducks.
Feb 5, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on four shots, dished two assists and went plus-2 in Friday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
Jan 24, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored with 43 seconds remaining in Sunday's game against Arizona to lift Vegas to a 1-0 win.
Jan 18, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson recorded an assist and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Jan 16, 2021 Vegas Golden Knights | William Karlsson | Karlsson scored a goal on five shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Ducks.
Jun 24, 2019 Vegas Golden Knights | signed C William Karlsson to an eight-year, $47.2 million contract extension.
Aug 4, 2018 Vegas Golden Knights | signed C William Karlsson to a one-year, $5.25 million contract.
Jun 23, 2016 Columbus Blue Jackets | signed C William Karlsson to a two-year, $2 million contract extension.
Mar 30, 2015 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned C William Karlsson to Springfield (AHL).
Mar 23, 2015 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled C William Karlsson from Springfield (AHL).
Mar 2, 2015 Trade Anaheim Ducks | Anaheim Ducks acquired D James Wisniewski and a 2015 third-round draft pick (Brent Gates) from the Columbus Blue Jackets for RW Rene Bourque, C William Karlsson and a 2015 second-round draft pick ( Kevin Stenlund).
Feb 26, 2015 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned C William Karlsson to Norfolk (AHL).
Feb 24, 2015 Recalled Anaheim Ducks | recalled C William Karlsson from Norfolk (AHL).
Feb 12, 2015 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned C William Karlsson to Norfolk (AHL).
Nov 25, 2014 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned C William Karlsson to Norfolk (AHL).
Mar 31, 2014 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned C William Karlsson to Norfolk (AHL).
May 20, 2013 Anaheim Ducks | signed C William Karlsson to a thee-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

William Karlsson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Vegas Golden Knights 56 14 25 39 19 4 729 62.50 55.00 2.20 56.00 3.80 0.82 2.22
William Karlsson Stats by Elite Prospects William Karlsson Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2007-2008 Wings HC J18 J18 Region 5 2 7 9 4
2008-2009 Wings HC J18 J18 Region 33 10 18 28 16
2008-2009 Uppland Rikspucken 9 2 3 5 2
2009-2010 Västerås IK J18 J18 Region 22 10 13 23 33
2009-2010 Västerås IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 17 13 8 21 29
2009-2010 Västerås IK J20 J20 Nationell 6 0 1 1 2 Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Västerås IK J18 J18 Region 5 2 4 6 6 Playoffs 6 7 8 15 0
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Västerås IK J20 J20 Nationell 38 20 34 54 45
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 15 2 6 8 60
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 14 1 3 4 2
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Västerås IK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 6 3 5 8 4 Playoffs 6 7 8 15 0
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Sweden U18 WJC-18 6 2 3 5 6
2011-2012 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 46 12 33 45 6
2011-2012 Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 0
2011-2012 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 14 5 8 13 2
2011-2012 Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 7 5 4 9 0
2011-2012 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 6 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 HV71 SHL 50 4 24 28 12 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2012-2013 HV71 ET 6 2 1 3 0 Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
2012-2013 Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 0 2 2 2
2012-2013 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 17 8 4 12 4
2012-2013 Sweden (all) International 1 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 HV71 SHL 55 15 22 37 14 Playoffs 8 3 4 7 0
2013-2014 HV71 ET 5 1 3 4 2 Playoffs 8 3 4 7 0
2013-2014 Sweden EHT 6 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Sweden (all) International 6 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Norfolk Admirals AHL 9 2 7 9 6 Playoffs 8 1 2 3 0
2014-2015 Anaheim Ducks NHL 18 2 1 3 2 170 53.85 50.74 -5.08 51.15 -0.53 0.70 0.70
2014-2015 Norfolk Admirals AHL 37 8 16 24 2
2014-2015 Springfield Falcons AHL 15 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 3 1 1 2 0 38 75.00 44.21 -12.86 39.96 -0.97 1.59 3.17
2015-2016 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 81 9 11 20 6 950 44.93 53.65 3.61 49.42 2.58 0.57 1.26
2016-2017 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 81 6 19 25 10 920 56.06 49.50 -2.41 48.66 -3.22 0.33 1.44 Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0
2016-2017 Sweden WC 10 1 2 3 0
2016-2017 Sweden (all) International 12 1 2 3 0
2016-2017 Sweden EHT 2 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 82 43 35 78 12 1,134 69.07 52.67 3.66 53.88 3.05 1.38 2.49 Playoffs 20 7 8 15 0
2018-2019 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 82 24 32 56 16 1,151 49.54 54.31 -1.01 53.46 -1.36 0.78 1.93 Playoffs 7 2 3 5 0
2019-2020 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 63 15 31 46 16 879 54.50 55.80 0.90 55.40 1.10 0.75 2.12 Playoffs 20 4 6 10 0
2020-2021 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 56 14 25 39 4 729 62.50 55.00 2.20 56.00 3.80 0.82 2.22 Playoffs 17 4 10 14 0
William Karlsson Stats by Elite Prospects | William Karlsson Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date June 23, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Deutsch
Standard Contract | 8 Years $47,200,000 7.24% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000
UFA
AAV $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,900,000 $5,900,000 $7,100,000 $5,900,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $7,100,000 $5,900,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000
Minors Salary $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $7,100,000 $5,900,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
10 Team No Trade List

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date August 4, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Deutsch
Standard Contract | 1 Years $5,250,000 6.60% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $5,250,000
RFA
AAV $5,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $4,750,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000
Total Salary $5,250,000
Minors Salary $5,250,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 23, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Deutsch
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,000,000 1.37% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $1,000,000 $1,000,000
RFA
AAV $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 19, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.29% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $830,833 $830,833 $830,833
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $282,500 $0 $0
Base Salary $550,000 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $642,500 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year