The Blue Jackets recalled William Karlsson from Springfield (AHL).
Karlsson, 22, has not recorded a point in eight games with Springfield after being traded from Anaheim at the deadline. Prior to the deal he had 24 points (8G / 16A) in 37 games with Norfolk (AHL). Karlsson is expected to make his Blue Jackets debut on Tuesday.
The Blue Jackets have acquired William Karlsson, Rene Bourqe and a 2015 2nd round pick from the Ducks for James Wisniewski and a 2015 2nd round pick.
Karlsson, 22, was a second round-pick (53red overall) in the 2011 NHL draft. He has registered 24 points (8G / 16A) in 37 games with Norfolk (AHL) this season—He has three points (2G / 1A) in 18 games with the Ducks. He will report to Springfield (AHL).
The Ducks have recalled William Karlsson from Norfolk (AHL).
Nate Thompson missed the third period of Monday’s game vs. the Red Wings, so the Ducks recalled Karlsson, 22, who could be in the lineup on Wednesday vs. the Senators. Karlsson has registered two goals and one assist in 17 games with the Ducks and 21 points (7G / 14A) in 35 games with Norfolk.
There is a good chance William Karlsson will make his NHL debut on Saturday in Detroit.
Karlsson was the Ducks second round pick (53rd overall) in 2011.The 21-year-old skated on the Ducks third line between Jakob Silfverberg and Andrew Cogliano today and could replace Rickard Rakell in the lineup on Saturday. Karlsson had 15 goals and 22 assists (37 points) in 55 games in Sweden last season and nine points (2G / 7A) in nine games in the AHL after coming to North America.