The San Jose Sharks originally noted that defenseman Erik Karlsson will be out day-to-day. However, according to Curtis Pashelka of The Mercury News, the 31-year-old is set to meet with team doctors to go over ways to help heal his injury. This could open the door to him having to rehab it, which would keep him out of the lineup longer. 

If Karlsson has to miss a decent chunk of time, it would be very bad news for the Sharks. At this point of the season, they have a 21-19-2 record and hold the second Wild Card spot in the Western Conference. However, multiple teams are very close behind who also have games in hand. Due to this, they have to win a lot from here to maintain their playoff spot. Losing their best offensive defenseman will not make that task easy. 

After having just 22 points in 52 games last season, many fans were claiming that Karlsson was washed up. However, he has been having a very solid bounce-back year, as he has eight goals and 26 points in just 33 games. However, it is disappointing that it may need to be paused for an extended period with this development.

Here’s to hoping his injury isn’t too serious and that he will still be deemed as day-to-day after he meets with the Sharks doctors. 

Photo Credit: © Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

LIVE SPORTS & TV WITHOUT CABLE, 100+ channels. Live and on demand. Cloud DVR included. START FREE TRIAL No hidden fees. Cancel anytime. ESPN College Basketball

Can I record games & shows? Yes, every fuboTV account comes with 250 hours of Cloud DVR space at no extra charge. Record and watch from any device. Your recordings never expire.

Does fuboTV have channels like ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS? Yes, fuboTV has ABC*, CBS*, FOX* and NBC* as well as AMC, MTV, VH1, SHOWTIME, HGTV, MSNBC, SYFY, USA, Bravo, Food Network, E!, and Discovery Channel among others. *Regional restrictions apply.

Can I watch soccer leagues live with fuboTV? Yes! fuboTV networks broadcast LaLiga, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, MLS, Ligue 1, Liga MX, Serie A and many other leagues and tournaments.

DON’T MISS OUT!
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Be the first to get latest updates and exclusive content straight to your email inbox.
Stay Updated
Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime.
close-link
Sign-up for breaking news! Be the first to hear about Hockey News.
Subscribe
Click Me
close-image
Share via
Copy link