SCOUT ANALYST JOHN BOLLMAN'S TAKE
Erik Karlsson is out for the season after having surgery to repair a broken thumb. He is expected to be ready for next season and he finishes the season with 40 points in 56 games. He was the 8th best fantasy defenseman last season and was the 23rd best fantasy defenseman this season before he was injured. The lines for the Sharks will significantly change now with Tomas Hertl and now Erik Karlsson out for the season.
FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATSThe tables below show actual stats (totals and averages) for recent seasons.
|-- Per Game (55 GP)||2.27||0.73||0.11||0.62||2.15||1.35|
|-- Per Game (108 GP)||2.60||0.79||0.08||0.70||2.66||1.32|