Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
William Karlsson
WilliamKarlsson
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 180
BIRTHDATE: 01/08/1993
AGE: 21
BIRTHPLACE: Marsta, SWE
DRAFTED: ANA: 2011-53 overall
Won silver at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, recording two assists and two PIM in six games for Sweden...was named the 2012-13 Swedish Elite League Rookie of the Year in his first season with HV 71, collecting 4-28=32 points with a +17 rating and 12 PIM in 50 games…ranked third on the club in assists, sixth in scoring and tied for third in plus/minus…led all league rookies in assists, ranked second in scoring, tied for second in appearances and tied for third in GWG (2)…also recorded two assists in five playoff games for HV 71…signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, May 20, 2013…in 2012, was a member of Sweden’s gold-medal squad at the IIHF World Junior Championship, scoring 1-1=2 points in six contests…ranked tied for fourth among all Allsvenskan (Sweden’s second division) skaters in assists and was tied for 11th in scoring with 12-33=45 points in 46 games…was named the best junior player in the Allsvenskan, earning Vasteras a 100,000 SEK monetary bonus towards youth hockey…appeared in 26 contests for Vasteras of the Swedish Junior League in 2010-11, collecting 14-27=41 points with 45 PIM…ranked fourth among scoring leaders…also appeared in 14 contests with Vasteras (Allsvenskan), scoring 1-3=4 points…represented Sweden at the U-18 World Championship in Germany, earning 2-3=5 points with a +8 rating and 60 PIM in six contests…appeared in 22 games with Vasteras of the Swedish Junior League in 2009-10, scoring 10-13=23 points with 33 PIM…also recorded 13-8=21 points with 29 PIM in 17 contests with Vasteras in the Swedish Junior Allsvenskan League.