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Karlsson scored a goal and added an assist -- both on the power play -- in Saturday's win over the Sharks.

Karlsson has been dazzling of late, with five of his last eight outings being multi-point games. He now has 15 goals and 47 points in 60 games on the season. Karlsson has been a key part of Ottawa's recent surge, as they now stand just five points out of a playoff spot. With a whopping 215 shots on goal and 21 power-play points, the 24-year-old is an automatic roll every game.

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Karlsson collected two assists in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Canadiens.Wednesday marked Karlsson's fourth straight game with two assists, as he has looked much more like himself recently. He was still a great fantasy defenseman, but with 44 points in 56 games to date, he's now only three points behind Mark Giordano for the NHL lead among defensemen.

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Karlsson picked up two more assists in Monday's 6-3 loss against the Red Wings.Karlsson has now picked up two helpers in three straight contests, and scored in the game before that to give him seven points in a four game span. The 24-year-old is putting up a typically high-powered year on the scoresheet, and ranks fourth among blueliners with 42 points.

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Karlsson added two assists from the back end in Saturday's 7-2 rout of the Oilers. He also skated to a plus-2 and took two shots on goal.Karlsson is up to 40 points on the year, one shy of Bobby Ryan for the team lead. More importantly, though -- can you believe this guy has 200 (!) shots on goal? That's fifth in the entire NHL, and while it'd be nice if he had converted more than 13 of those into goals, Karlsson is an absolute godsend in leagues that count SOG.

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Karlsson tallied two assists Thursday in a shootout loss to Pittsburgh.Sure, it was a defeat, but Karlsson's third-period helpers contributed to the Sens tying the game and sending it to overtime. He's got three points in the last two games after missing the scoresheet in three straight.

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Karlsson sniped a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 7-2 thrashing of the Coyotes. He also skated to a plus-3 rating.

Karlsson was one of six (!) Senators to post a multi-point effort in this one, and is now up to 12 goals, 23 assists and a whopping 184 shots on goal this year. Despite the fact that Ottawa is 11 points out of a playoff spot and doesn't have the most prolific offense, Karlsson is still an elite d-man and should be deployed regularly in all leagues.

Erik Karlsson D OTT 1 Month

Karlsson scored two goals in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Maple Leafs.

He's not quite on the same scoring pace he was last season, but Karlsson has racked up four points in his last four games, and remains one of the elite fantasy defensemen in the entire league.

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Karlsson notched his eighth goal of the season in Thursday's win over the Canadiens.

Karlsson is due to finish well south of last season's astounding 74-point output, but he still unquestionably ranks as one of the best fantasy blueliners. Once he begins to notice an uptick in his 5.0 shooting percentage (his career mark is 6.8%), Karlsson should notice a rise in his point totals in the second half of the season.

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Karlsson was credited for an assist and drew three infractions that yielded a total of six PIM in Sunday's loss to the Lightning.

The penalty minutes marked a season-best for Karlsson, while the assist allowed him to improve his point streak to three games. The blueliner remains stuck in a bit of a goal slump with no markers since Dec. 7, despite attempting 37 shots during that time. That has resulted in his shooting percentage to drop to 5.0 percent, well below his career mark of 6.8 percent. Twenty goals and 70 points might not be in the works for Karlsson for a second consecutive season, but he's due to tickle the twine sooner or later.

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Karlsson dished out two helpers Monday as the Sens beat the visiting Sabres 5-2.

The captain had gone pointless over his last three games but got back into the thick of things in this one, setting up two thirds of Bobby Ryan's hat trick. Karlsson's up to seven goals and 25 points in 36 games this season, and although his minus-11 rating is disappointing, he's more than made up for it with an insane 138 shots on net, good for fourth overall in the NHL.