10:56 AM EDT, Tue June 18, 2019
Blackhawk Up 41 mins ago

Blackhawks Need to Target These 3 Sharks Right Now

Erik Karlsson and the San Jose Sharks came to terms on a mega-deal. The Blackhawks can now swoop in on these potential cap casualties. Karlsson was one of San Jose’s biggest UFAs and they locked him up with a long term deal. The two parties finalized an 8-year, $92 mil ($11.5 mil AAV) contract. This […] Blackhawks Need to Target These 3 Sharks Right Now - Blackhawk Up - Blackhawk Up - A Chicago Blackhawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Last Word on Hockey 1 hour ago
Erik Karlsson Signing Requires San Jose Sharks Middle Class Exit

Erik Karlsson Signing Requires San Jose Sharks Middle Class Exit

The San Jose Sharks re-signed defenseman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year, $92 million deal, by far the richest in team history. The Sharks have six high-end players under contract going forward. Along with Karlsson, they are defensemen Brent Burns, Marc-Edouard Vlasic plus forwards Logan Couture, Evander Kane and Tomas Hertl. Three players who are not under contract are team captain and leading goal-scorer Joe Pavelski, Hall-of-Fame lock Joe Thornton and emerging star Timo Meier. Getting all three under contract is going to take some creativity, but can be done. No doubt Meier returns (a...
Golden Gate Sports 1 hour ago

San Jose Sharks: Win-now mode evident with Erik Karlsson extension

The management of the San Jose Sharks made a clear statement in retaining the commitment to deliver a Stanley Cup by keeping star defenseman Erik Karlsson in the Bay Area for the next eight years. After landing another blockbuster trade last offseason, the stakes were high for Doug Wilson to ensure that Erik Karlsson would not […] San Jose Sharks: Win-now mode evident with Erik Karlsson extension - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Canes Country 2 hours ago
Storm Advisory: 6/18/2019

Storm Advisory: 6/18/2019

Erik Karlsson gets PAID, Jacob Trouba gets traded, and it may be the off-season, but the Canes are still busy. Yesterday’s News Today: Nick Robertson Draft Prospect Profile, About Last Season: Calvin de Haan One of the biggest fish in the pending UFA pond is off the market: Sharks Re-Sign Erik Karlsson San Jose Sharks And here are the financials: Erik Karlsson #Sharks8 years / $11.5M AAV ($92M Total)2019-20: $3.5M + $11M SB2020-21: $2M + $10M SB2021-22: $5.5M + $9M SB2022-23: $2M + $10M SB2023-24: $10.5M + $1M SB2024-25: $10M + $1M SB2025-26: $4M + $5M...
Defending Big D 3 hours ago
Tuesday Links: The Stephen Johns Update

Tuesday Links: The Stephen Johns Update

No. 28 is back on the ice and “looks like himself” again, says Jim Nill. Plus, the Sharks sign Erik Karlsson to a whale of a contract, the Rangers round up Jacob Trouba, and more. No review of the Dallas Stars’ 2018-19 season is complete without a discussion of Stephen Johns’ lost months. The talented defensive defensemen began his struggle with post-traumatic headaches near the end of training camp last September, and he would not dress for a single game because of them. Ever since, Stars fans have dreaded learning what might be next for Johns, and the team has worked (and often...
Sportsnet.ca 11 hours ago
Instant Analysis: Erik Karlsson’s 8-year extension, Jacob Trouba acquired by Rangers

Instant Analysis: Erik Karlsson’s 8-year extension, Jacob Trouba acquired by Rangers

Elilotte Friedman spoke about Erik Karlsson’s new 8-year contract with the San Jose Sharks and the Winnipeg Jets trade of Jacob Troubao The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Mercury News 21 hours ago
Kurtenbach: What Erik Karlsson’s mega contract means for the Sharks

Kurtenbach: What Erik Karlsson’s mega contract means for the Sharks

The Sharks re-signed one of the best players in the NHL — now what?
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 22 hours ago

Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to 8-year deal

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed pending free agent defenseman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year deal.
Sportsnet.ca 22 hours ago
Sharks sign Erik Karlsson to massive eight-year extension

Sharks sign Erik Karlsson to massive eight-year extension

Star defenceman Erik Karlsson is staying put in San Jose after signing a monster eight-year extension. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News 22 hours ago
Erik Karlsson inks 8-year deal to stay in San Jose: reports

Erik Karlsson inks 8-year deal to stay in San Jose: reports

The San Jose Sharks are locking up their Norris-calibre defensive core. Erik Karlsson agreed to an eight-year contract worth roughly $11.5 million US with the Sharks, according to multiple reports on Monday.
Fear The Fin 22 hours ago
Sharks re-sign Erik Karlsson to 8-year deal

Sharks re-sign Erik Karlsson to 8-year deal

Karlsson is set to become the league’s highest-paid defender. Per TSN’s Bob MacKenzie and The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the San Jose Sharks have re-signed top defenseman — and would-be top Unrestricted Free Agent — Erik Karlsson to the maximum eight-year contract. While the contract details have not been released, the average annual value is expected to be around $11.5 million, making Karlsson the highest paid defender in the league and only the second active defender with an AAV over $11 million (after Drew Doughty, who signed an eight-year, $88 million contract with the Los...
Tampa Bay Times 23 hours ago
Report: Sharks plan to keep Erik Karlsson in multi-year, $88M deal

Report: Sharks plan to keep Erik Karlsson in multi-year, $88M deal

TAMPA - Erik Karlsson seems to like to weather down south.TSN Hockey reporter Pierre LeBrun tweeted that the two-time Norris Trophy winner has signed an eight-year max contract with the San Jose Sharks worth more than $11 million per season.
The Hockey Writers 23 hours ago

Erik Karlsson Re-Signs With Sharks: Report

The San Jose Sharks and veteran defender Erik Karlsson have agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension worth over $90 million, according to Pierre LeBrun. As Bob McKenzie mentions, the deal is worth roughly $11.5 million per season and makes him the third-highest paid player in the NHL behind only Connor McDavid and Auston […] The post Erik Karlsson Re-Signs With Sharks: Report appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Puck Prose 23 hours ago

NHL free agency: Sharks to sign Erik Karlsson to record setting deal

According to Pierre LeBrun, Erik Karlsson is going to sign an eight-year, record-setting deal with the San Jose Sharks. He was going to hit NHL free agency. Erik Karlsson was going to be the best defenseman available in NHL free agency. The odds were always going to be against the San Jose Sharks finding a […] NHL free agency: Sharks to sign Erik Karlsson to record setting deal - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Last Word on Hockey Jun 17, 2019
Erik Karlsson Re-signs With San Jose Sharks

Erik Karlsson Re-signs With San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed all-star defenceman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year contract extention worth $88 million, or $11 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2027 season. Further to @TSNBobMcKenzie's report on Erik Karlsson, I'm told the deal is indeed done: 8 years max deal, north of $11 million per season... the Sharks with a huge move in keeping the superstar D from hitting the market. — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) June 17, 2019 Erik Karlsson Puts Pen to Paper with Sharks Over his nine-year NHL career, Karlsson started his journey with the Ottawa...

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