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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Erik Karlsson in Ottawa during the pre-game warmups before playing the Senators March 12th
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Breaking: Erik Karlsson Breaks the Silence on Recent Trade Rumors

Published March 14, 2024 at 12:47
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Erik Karlsson is wrapping up his first season with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Things have not gone exactly as expected, with the team set to miss the playoffs and Karlsson's number not performing to some expectations.

The Penguins found themselves as sellers for the first time in many seasons with as many as 10 players names being throw out there.

Erik Karlsson Addresses The Media On His Trade Rumors



With the trade deadline gone, rumors are still running rampede that Erik Karlsson is possibly returning to Canada and his old team the Senators are interested.


These rumors have recently been heard from Elliotte Friedman, as he reported Karlsson is looking to return to play for his former team.

Karlsson had an opportunity to address these rumors directly.

«That's Canada for you,» Karlsson said. «I played there for a long time, so I kind of know how that game works.»



Karlsson went on to say that:

«They got a lot of things to talk about everyday because they got a lot of air time. But very few things to actually discuss. They like to make up these what-if scenarios.»

Penguins Happy With The Karlsson Deal And Never Planned To Trade Him



Most of the rumors are media based, the Penguins have not initiated any talks about trading Karlsson. They are seemingly happy with his play. Karlsson has a couple of years left on his contract, and the Penguins hope that he finds his groove.

As Read On: The Hockey News - Penguins' Erik Karlsson Responds to Trade Rumors
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