He also appeared in 10 games with Sodertalje U20, netting two goals and 10 points through 10 games. Nine months after a trade that first brought him to San Jose, defenseman Erik Karlsson officially signed an eight-year contract with the team Monday morning, which TSN's Bob McKenzie and CapFriendly reported is worth $11.5 million annually.That would make the two-time Norris Trophy winner the NHL's highest-paid defenseman, and … Ottawa receives Sharks 2021 2nd round pick. The San Jose Sharks aren't taking anything for granted this season. 2006-07: Erik Karlsson tallied four goals and 11 points in eight games with Smaland at the TV-Pucken tournament; his squad took third and he racked up the Most Points by Defenseman and Best Plus/Minus (+12) awards at the tourney. **Result: Sharks re-signed Karlsson but did not advance to the Stanley Cup final. NHL DRAFT 2018: SN's Mock 3.0 | Top 100 big board. Senators general manager Pierre Dorion intends to offer Karlsson a contract extension. The selection upgrades to a 2021 1st if Sharks reach the Stanley Cup final in 2019. And while the package to land the two-time Norris Trophy winner was deep in players and picks, it was the right price for Sharks … The uncertainty surrounding Erik Karlsson’s future means the Senators need an NHL-ready puck rusher as a contingency. Six-time All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a broken thumb, the San Jose Sharks announced. Facing an ultra-competitive Pacific Division and Western Conference, the Sharks bolstered their blue line Thursday by acquiring star defenseman Erik Karlsson in a trade with the Ottawa Senators. 2008 NHL Draft: Erik Karlsson by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers p to the 2008 draft, Flordiapanthers.com will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. **Conditions: Sens receive Sharks 2021 2nd round pick if Karlsson is re-signed. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson got his man.