According to Jokerit of the SM-Liiga’s official website, the club has inked signed Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson.
Although the press release was in Finnish, Google Translate has done an exceptional job breaking down the language barriers by converting the text into broken English.
Jokerit has signed an agreement Ottawa Senators players Erik Karlsson, 22, with.Last season, the NHL's best defender of the selected Karlsson agreement with helsinkiläisseuran months at a time, covering the NHL's ongoing lockout period.Swede plays with his team on Saturday in a new HPK against. , the new defenders have been mapped from the time when Antti-Jussi Niemi injured. Erik Karlsson, the transfer has been worked for a long time, we did not want to rush the guy at this level was available, says league team Jokerit Jarmo Kekäläinen. Erik Karlsson is the world's best players and his superior kiekolliset skills are quite exceptional. As the statistics show. Karlsson is it left to mind too - even before his NHL career - a tough competitive spirit. He always wants to win.
Antti-Jussi Niemi? Jarmo Kekäläinen?
Now there’s a trip down memory lane for Senators fans.
According to some reports, Karlsson has signed a contract runs on a month-to-month basis. Although if the lockout comes to an end mid-month seems a stretch to think he'd be unable to skip country immediately.
Karlsson makes his debut this Saturday vs HPK.