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Northeastern loses Karlsson to NHL as assistant captain signs with Ottawa

Northeastern forward Ludwig Karlsson will forgo his final two years of NCAA eligibility after signing a two-year, entry-level contract with the Ottawa Senators on Friday.

The Stockholm, Sweden, native was an assistant captain last season and finished his two years with the Huskies with 34 points on 15 goals and 19 assists in 49 games.

Karlsson’s 2012-13 second season was shortened due to injury after he was injured at Harvard on Dec. 29 and attempted a comeback against New Hampshire on Feb. 1, but was sidelined the rest of the way.

In his first season as a Husky, Karlsson became the first freshman to lead the team in scoring (10 goals, 26 points) since Chad Costello in 2006-07.

Karlsson is penciled in to start the 2013-14 season with the Binghamton Senators, Ottawa’s AHL affiliate.


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  • hockeyman41

    This is not good news for Husky fans. Madigan & assistants are excellent recruiters and hopefully will find a way to fill the void left by Karlsson’s early departure. Glad Ludwig Karlsson played two seasons on Huntington Avenue and wish him much luck and success for a long an distinguished NHL career.