Erik Karlsson

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Erik Sven Gunnar Karlsson (pronounced [ˈêːrɪk ˈkɑ̌ːɭsɔn]; born 31 May 1990) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Karlsson was drafted in the first round, 15th overall, by the Ottawa Senators at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, with whom he spent his first nine NHL seasons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erik Karlsson has received more than 1,296,466 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Erik Karlsson is the 236th most popular hockey player (down from 157th in 2019), the 1,224th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 900th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Swedish Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Erik Karlsson ranks 236 out of 358Before him are P. K. Subban, Nikita Gusev, Krišjānis Rēdlihs, Juhamatti Aaltonen, Antti Niemi, and Michal Rozsíval. After him are Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lauris Dārziņš, Andres Ambühl, Dennis Endras, Andrej Sekera, and Joakim Lindström.

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Among people born in 1990, Erik Karlsson ranks 747Before him are Astrit Ajdarević, Maximilian Beister, Ximo Navarro, Ayaka Takahashi, Jonathan Mensah, and Arvydas Novikovas. After him are Dmitry Andreikin, Nosa Igiebor, Hong Chul, Anicet Abel, Christoph Harting, and Alessandro Pittin.

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Among people born in Sweden, Erik Karlsson ranks 1,224 out of 1,296Before him are Alexander Milošević (1992), Jim Gottfridsson (1992), Alexander Kačaniklić (1991), Sara Bergmark Elfgren (1980), Kent Robin Tønnesen (1991), and Ida Ingemarsdotter (1985). After him are Frida Gustavsson (1993), Abdul Khalili (1992), Per Karlsson (1986), Teodor Peterson (1988), Emma Berglund (1988), and Joakim Lindström (1983).


Among hockey players born in Sweden, Erik Karlsson ranks 25Before him are Fredrik Modin (1974), Linus Omark (1987), Viktor Fasth (1982), P. J. Axelsson (1975), Jhonas Enroth (1988), and Mikael Samuelsson (1976). After him are Joakim Lindström (1983), Henrik Tallinder (1979), Erik Gustafsson (1988), Patrik Berglund (1988), Victor Hedman (1990), and Oliver Ekman-Larsson (1991).

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