Erik Karlsson

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Defenseman Age: 32-135d Exp: 12 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2008 College: Frolunda Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Erik Karlsson signed a 8 year / $92,000,000 contract with the San Jose Sharks, including a $53,000,000 signing bonus, $92,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $11,500,000. In 2022-23, Karlsson will earn a base salary of $2,000,000 and a signing bonus of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,500,000.

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $92,000,000
    Signing Bonus $53,000,000
    Average Salary $11,500,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Cap Hit % Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 29 $3,500,000 $11,000,000 - $11,500,000 14.11% $14,500,000($14,500,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 30 $2,000,000 $10,000,000 - $11,500,000 14.39% $12,000,000($26,500,000)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 31 $5,500,000 $9,000,000 - $11,500,000 15.07% $14,500,000($41,000,000)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 32 $2,000,000 $10,000,000 - $11,500,000 13.7% $12,000,000($53,000,000)
    2023-24 Contract details by year 33 $10,500,000 $1,000,000 - $11,500,000 17.09% $11,500,000($64,500,000)
    2024-25 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 $1,000,000 - $11,500,000 25.26% $11,000,000($75,500,000)
    2025-26 Contract details by year 35 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $11,500,000 28.18% $9,000,000($84,500,000)
    2026-27 Contract details by year 36 $1,500,000 $6,000,000 - $11,500,000 39.24% $7,500,000($92,000,000)
    2027-28 Free Agent Year 37   UFA  

    Previous Contracts

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    2012-2018

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $45,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA

    2009-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $3,900,000
    Signing Bonus $262,500
    Average Salary $1,300,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $787,500 $87,500 - $875,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $787,500 $87,500 - $875,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $787,500 $87,500 - $875,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $2,804,878 $1,000,000 - $3,804,878
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000
    2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $11,000,000 - $14,500,000
    2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $10,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 $9,000,000 - $14,500,000
    2022-2023 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 $10,000,000 - $12,000,000
    Est. Earnings (14 seasons) $58,667,378 $41,262,500 - $99,929,878
    2023-2024 Player Cash Earnings $10,500,000 $1,000,000 - $11,500,000
    2024-2025 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 $1,000,000 - $11,000,000
    2025-2026 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2026-2027 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $6,000,000 - $7,500,000
    $84,667,378 $54,262,500 - $138,929,878
    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $38,167,378 $1,262,500 - $39,429,878
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $20,500,000 $40,000,000 - $60,500,000
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/23/2018 Player contract details by year Illegal check to the head 2 games $69,892 Check to the head against Austin Wagner (LAK)
    03/04/2012 Player contract details by year $2,500 Slashing Sean Bergernheim (FLA)
    2 $72,392
  • Transactions

    Jun 17 2019Signed an 8 year $92 million contract extension with San Jose (SJS)
    Dec 23 2018Suspended 2 games for an illegal Check to the head against Austin Wagner (LAK), forfeiting $69,892 in 2018-19 salary with San Jose (SJS)
    Sep 13 2018Traded to San Jose (SJS) from Ottawa (OTT) with Francis Perron for 2020 1st round pick, Chris Tierney, Josh Norris, Rudolfs Balcers, Dylan Demelo and 2019 2nd round pick (#44)
    Jun 19 2012Signed a 7 year $45.5 million contract with Ottawa (OTT)
    May 7 2009Signed a 3 year $3.9 million contract with Ottawa (OTT)
    Jun 20 2008Drafted by Ottawa (OTT): Round 1 (#15 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team Games G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blocks PIM HIT TAKEAWAY GIVEAWAY FACE WON
    2021 SJ 50 10 25 35 -14 117 0 10 0 0 45 14 18 52 63 0
    2020 SJ 52 8 14 22 -18 110 3 5 0 1 69 18 20 39 47 0
    2019 SJ 56 6 34 40 -15 120 1 12 1 0 74 16 26 52 68 0
    2018 SJ 53 3 42 45 6 169 2 18 0 0 69 22 43 59 63 0
    2017 OTT 71 9 53 62 -25 196 3 15 0 1 120 36 58 55 86 0
    2016 OTT 77 17 54 71 10 218 4 23 0 2 201 28 67 59 106 0
    2015 OTT 82 16 66 82 -3 248 1 25 0 0 175 50 84 61 96 0
    2014 OTT 80 21 44 65 8 282 6 24 0 0 84 42 93 58 97 0
    2013 OTT 78 18 50 68 -17 247 5 25 0 0 91 34 117 66 109 0
    2012 OTT 17 6 8 14 8 79 0 0 0 0 14 8 10 0 0 0
    2011 OTT 73 18 53 71 17 235 0 0 0 0 59 42 55 0 0 0
    2010 OTT 73 13 32 45 -28 177 0 0 0 0 68 48 31 0 0 0
    2009 OTT 37 3 14 17 -3 68 0 0 0 0 30 14 28 0 0 0