Erik Karlsson attended his first practice with the Sharks this morning and made himself at home at SAP Center.
Looking good out there. pic.twitter.com/TCdyCzBioL— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) September 19, 2018
Showing the new kid around campus. pic.twitter.com/eZFN8N9TKt— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) September 19, 2018
Even seeing him skating in a Sharks practice jersey next to Joe Pavelski doesn’t quite feel real, but it’s the first glimpse we’ve gotten of what’s to come.
At 3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET, General Manager Doug Wilson and Head Coach Pete DeBoer will be hosting a press conference with Erik Karlsson after his first day in the Bay. The conference will be broadcast on the Sharks’ website.
Use this as an open thread to talk about quotes from Wilson, DeBoer and Karlsson as they introduce him as a San Jose Shark. For real.
Update: Here’s the press conference in full: