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Sharks Recall Melker Karlsson

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forward Melker Karlsson from the San Jose Barracuda (AHL, @sjbarracuda).

The 25-year-old Karlsson has posted two assists and 10 shots on goal in four games with the Barracuda this season. Karlsson was named the Sharks Rookie of the Year in 2014-15, ranking 7th amongst NHL rookies in goals (13) and T-15th in points (24) in 53 games. He tied a franchise-best rookie scoring streak by scoring in five consecutive contests from Jan. 3 vs. St. Louis thru Jan. 10 vs. the NY Rangers.

The six-foot, 180-pound native of Lycksele, Sweden, was originally signed by San Jose as a free agent on May 30, 2014.

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