With Jason Spezza expected to be traded at some point, the Ottawa Senators' next captain could be defenseman Erik Karlsson.
Although he registered an extremely impressive 74 points this season to lead all defencemen in scoring, Erik Karlsson was criticized by his coach Paul MacLean for his defensive play.
Erik Karlsson had an assist in Ottawa's 1-0 win against Toronto.
Erik Karlsson hasn't enjoyed the way the 2013-14 campaign has gone.
Erik Karlsson set a new franchise record Monday night when he scored his 20th goal of the season.
Erik Karlsson was an offensive force for the Senators in a 4-3 shootout win over Tampa Bay Monday.
Erik Karlsson recorded his 19th goal of the season in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Dallas.
Erik Karlsson produced a goal and an assist in Ottawa's 5-4 loss to Tampa Bay.
Erik Karlsson recorded two assists on Saturday.
Erik Karlsson netted his 17th goal of the season in Ottawa's 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Tuesday.
Erik Karlsson was clearly unsatisfied with getting a silver medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Erik Karlsson was named the top defenseman at the Olympics.
Erik Karlsson led Sweden with eight points in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Erik Karlsson scored the game-winning goal in Sweden's 2-1 victory over Finland in the semifinals.