|Born||April 15, 1985,|
|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Timrå IK (SEL)
Brynäs IF (SEL)
Färjestads BK (SEL)
Binghamton Senators (AHL)
|NHL Draft||135th overall, 2003|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Karlsson turned professional with Brynäs IF in 2002-03 and was drafted in the fourth round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by Ottawa Senators in NHL. He played for Brynäs and Clermont in 2003-04, Hassfurt and Brynäs in 2004-05, Almtuna and Nijmegen Emperors in 2005-06, before settling down to one team Bofors IK for 2006-07. Karlsson was tied for the team lead in scoring with 32 points (11 goals) in 2006-07 and added 34 penalty minutes in 44 games. He signed with Ottawa in 2007 and played two games with the Senators' AHL team Binghamton Senators before returning to Sweden to play with Färjestads BK on assignment from Ottawa on October 26, 2007.
In 2008, he attended the Ottawa Senators training camp and was assigned to the Binghamton Senators, where he played 73 games. In 2009 he returned to Sweden and played for two seasons with Timrå IK and signed with HV71 in 2011.
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
- 2008–09 - AHL All-Rookie Team
References[edit | edit source]
- OTTAWA ASSIGNS DEFENSEMAN MATTIAS KARLSSON TO BOFORS IK OF SWEDISH ELITE LEAGUE (October 26, 2007).
[edit | edit source]
- Mattias Karlsson's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Mattias Karlsson's NHL player profile
- Mattias Karlsson - player profile and career stats at European Hockey.Net
- Mattias Karlsson's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Player page at Färjestad website (Swedish)
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