Things to know: How the Sharks capitalized on Lightning’s misfortune in Erik Karlsson sweepstakes

first_imgTAMPA, Fla. — Oh, how differently things could have turned out.The Sharks (28-14-7) bout with the Tampa Bay Lightning (36-10-2) in Florida Saturday triggers memories of last year’s All Star Weekend when Erik Karlsson and Victor Hedman showed up at the NHL’s Skills Competition together dressed as pirates. The Swedish defensemen spent the weekend buddying around Tampa with one another as Hedman hosted Karlsson at his Davis Islands home.Within a couple weeks, news broke that the Lightning were …last_img