Erik Karlsson

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Birthday
31, 1990
Birthplace
Landsbro, Sweden
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
31, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace
Landsbro, Sweden

About

Swedish defender who earned the prestigious James Norris Memorial Trophy for the league's top defenseman in both 2012 and 2015 as a member of the Ottawa Senators.

Before Fame

He played three seasons with Sweden's J20 SuperElit league from 2006 to 2008.

Trivia

He was named to his first NHL All-Star team in 2011.

Family Life

He married Therese Karlsson on July 6, 2012, but they got divorced in 2013. He then married Melinda Currey in 2017.

Associated With

He played in the 2010 World Championships with teammate Peter Forsberg.