Melker-Karlsson

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Chris Tierney and Melker Karlsson serenade each other in the locker room before the game and find out too late the camera’s been on them the whole time.

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“He was no big talent as a junior. Sure, a good scorer in J20 SuperElit, but he was in the shadows of Oscar Lindberg, David Rundblad, Tim Erixon and a few other major talents who came up at the same time in Skellefteå AIK’s organization. But today, Melker Karlsson is best of them. The undrafted, yes UNDRAFTED, Lycksele native became the first Swedish player since 2009 to make more than one goal in a Stanley Cup final.”    - Måns Karlsson, Hockeysverige.se on Melker Karlsson(x)