Eklund - Karlsson....The Sharks are Circling...Seguin Extended. Buzz@3

Rex Christensen
September 14, 2018

With Karlsson in the fold, it's likely the Sabres will have the Sharks pick at the next draft. Karlsson now has one year left on an expiring contract that will pay him $7.5 million next season but has a cap hit of $6.5 million. A two-time Norris Trophy victor as the NHL's top blueliner, he has 126 goals and 518 points in 627 games.

Karlsson is a free agent after the season, but Ottawa continues to stick to their guns, refusing to deal the best defenseman on the market for anything less than their initial demands. They REALLY want this done.But as of this writing.the price is still crazy.one source confirmed it was four pieces.another said that the feeling is he's going to Tampa next year on a long term deal.so why would anyone else give up 4 parts for only a year of Karlsson? He also led the team in average ice time (26:44, 3rd in the NHL), was second in blocked shots (120) and takeaways (55) and second in scoring with 62 points (nine goals, 53 assists). He averaged more than 28 minutes of ice time despite having torn tendons in his left foot, which required off-season surgery.

"I don't think that I could have ever prepared for this", Karlsson said. When a franchise player is available, you do whatever you can to try and add them to your team.

That launched the #MelnykOut hashtag on Twitter the same month, and while Melnyk eventually backtracked on the relocation talk, some fans chose to vent their frustration by raising money to fund a series of billboards featuring the slogan.

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Through it all, Karlsson's future remained a key talking point ahead of February's trade deadline.

The team struggled last season and many supporters on the streets of downtown Ottawa on Thursday said it was a clear sign that a rebuild is necessary - which means it was also time for a high-priced player like Karlsson to move on.

The 24-year old Tierney was drafted 55th overall in the second round of the 2012 draft by the Sharks. He was suspended by the team two weeks after being charged.

Hoffman, who was traded a week later, and Caryk have denied the allegations.

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