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William Karlsson | Center

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (22) / 1/8/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185
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Although William Karlsson was sent to the minors, he can consider his brief NHL stint to be a success.
Karlsson had a goal and an assist in three contests during his latest NHL stint. "I told him this morning that he came in and did a good job," Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards said. "He made a good first impression. A smart player who plays a 200-foot game. You can see the ability, the talent." Anaheim acquired Karlsson from Anaheim on March 2 as part of the James Wisniweski trade. Mar 31 - 9:46 AM

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William Karlsson has been returned to the minors.

He had a goal and an assist in three games with the Blue Jackets during his first stint with the team.
Mar 30 - 12:51 PM

William Karlsson scored his first goal Saturday as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The forward was dealt to Columbus as part of the James Wisniewski trade. He had two goals for the Ducks in 18 games. The 22-year-old second round pick of the 2011 draft will have a good shot at cracking the Columbus lineup next season but his fantasy value may be negligible.
Mar 29 - 8:27 AM

William Karlsson will make his Columbus Blue Jackets debut on Tuesday.

Karlsson was acquired by Columbus in the James Wisniewski trade. He will help fill the void left by Rene Bourque, who is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Karlsson had two goals and three points in 18 games with Anaheim in 2014-15.
Mar 24 - 12:09 PM

Columbus has called up William Karlsson on an emergency basis.

Karlsson was sent to the Blue Jackets in the James Wisniewski deal at the trade deadline. He posted two goals and one assist in 18 games with the Ducks prior to the move. Karlsson hasn't played for the Jackets yet, but his debut could come against his former Anaheim teammates on Tuesday night.
Mar 23 - 6:19 PM

William Karlsson has been acquired by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Columbus got Karlsson as part of the James Wisniweski trade. He has two goals and three points in 18 games with Anaheim in 2014-15. He also has seven goals and 21 points in 34 AHL contests.
Mar 2 - 3:45 PM

William Karlsson has been returned to the minors.

He has two goals and one assist in 18 games with Anaheim this season. He appeared in one game with the Ducks during his latest NHL stint.
Feb 26 - 3:55 PM

The Anaheim Ducks have summoned William Karlsson.

Karlsson has two goals and three points in 17 games with Anaheim in 2014-15. He also has seven goals and 21 points in 35 AHL contests.
Feb 24 - 2:10 PM

Anaheim has reassigned William Karlsson to AHL Norfolk.

The 22-year-old forward has two goals and one assist in 17 games with the Ducks this campaign. Karlsson played in just one contest during his latest NHL recall.
Feb 12 - 1:52 PM

William Karlsson, Rene Bourque and Ben Lovejoy are healthy scratches in Sunday's game in Tampa Bay.

Karlsson, 22, was the Ducks' second round pick in 2011. He has two goals and three points in 17 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 8 - 5:11 PM

William Karlsson is up with the Ducks.

If Ryan Getzlaf, who is a game-time decision, can't play Friday then Karlsson will get into the game. Karlsson has two goals and one assist in 16 games with Anaheim this season.
Feb 6 - 5:18 PM

William Karlsson will report to the AHL Norfolk Admirals.

Karlsson has two goals and three points in 16 contests this season. This is his first full season in North America after recording 15 goals and 37 points in 55 Swedish games in 2014-15.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 09:55:00 AM

William Karlsson was a healthy scratch in Calgary on Tuesday night.

No reason was specified by Coach Boudreau, but the young Swede has played in 16 of the team's first 20 games and may just be giving the kid a night off. He has just three points thus far in his young career.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 09:07:00 PM

William Karlsson is dealing with the flu.

Karlsson didn't travel with the Ducks to Calgary for Tuesday's game. He might rejoin the Ducks soon though if he starts to feel better.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 10:05:00 AM

William Karlsson was back in the Anaheim lineup on Friday after missing two games as a healthy scratch.

Karlsson's NHL career got off to a hot start as he scored twice in his second NHL game but with only one assist in the next six games, coach Bruce Boudreau had him watch a couple of games from the press box. He replaced Rikard Rakell in the lineup.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 04:41:00 AM

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