Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and wife Melinda reveal son was stillborn

Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and his wife Melinda say their son, who they named Axel, was stillborn. In a statement shared by Karlsson on his Twitter account Wednesday, the couple thanked supporters for the outpouring of condolences they received and for respecting their privacy after news of the loss of their son spread on social media. “At this extremely […]

Condolences pour in after son of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson dies

The Ottawa Senators are heartbroken for their grieving captain. The club revealed Tuesday that the son of Erik and Melinda Karlsson has died. The couple announced they were expecting in November 2017. Karlsson had previously said the baby was due in mid-April, around the start of the NHL playoffs.  The 27-year-old defenceman didn’t suit up in the Senators’ 7-2 loss to the Florida Panthers Tuesday night. Following the […]

Condolences pour in after son of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson dies

The Ottawa Senators are heartbroken for their grieving captain. The club revealed on Tuesday that the son of Erik Karlsson and his wife, Melinda, has died. The couple announced they were expecting in November 2017. Karlsson had previously said the baby was due in mid-April, around the start of the NHL playoffs.  The 27-year-old defenceman didn’t suit up in the Senators’ 7-2 loss to the […]

Condolences pour in after son of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and wife dies

Ottawa Senators announced Tuesday that the son of captain Erik Karlsson and his wife, Melinda, has died.  “The collective thoughts and prayers of the Ottawa Senators organization, the city of Ottawa and entire hockey community rest with Erik and Melinda Karlsson following the loss of their son,” read a statement from the team. Condolences poured in on Twitter Tuesday […]