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Melker Karlsson
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Born July 18, 1990 (1990-07-18) (age 28)
Lycksele, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
San Jose Sharks
Skellefteå AIK
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Melker Karlsson (born on July 18, 1990) is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Melker previously played for Skellefteå AIK of the SHL where he won the Swedish Championship in 2013 and 2014.

On December 9, 2014, it was announced that he would make his NHL debut that night in a game against the Edmonton Oilers.

On December 22, 2014, Melker scored his first NHL goal against Frederik Andersen of the Anaheim Ducks.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Skellefteå AIK SEL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Skellefteå AIK SEL 36 2 0 2 8 8 0 2 2 0
2010–11 Skellefteå AIK SEL 40 4 2 6 2 16 1 3 4 2
2010–11 Örebro HK Swe-2 10 2 4 6 12
2011–12 Skellefteå AIK SEL 44 3 2 5 8 19 2 2 4 4
2012–13 Skellefteå AIK SEL 44 13 15 28 14 13 2 8 10 10
2013–14 Skellefteå AIK SHL 48 9 16 25 14 14 4 8 12 12
2014–15 San Jose Sharks NHL 53 13 11 24 20
2015–16 San Jose Sharks NHL 65 10 9 19 16 24 5 3 8 10
SHL totals 216 31 35 66 46 71 9 23 32 28
NHL totals 118 23 20 43 36 24 5 3 8 10
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