There’s going to be a time – and frankly, we might be already living in it – when doubting the greatness of Erik Karlsson is going to seem as pointlessly archaic as doubting the necessity of the telephone. Karlsson played 39 minutes and 33 seconds in the Ottawa Senators’ Game 7 double-overtime loss on Thursday night, all of it on a fractured foot, just like the 534 minutes and 27 seconds in total that he played in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. “I’m going to go back to Ottawa and will reevaluate what I have to do to get healthy next year,” he said.
The 34-year-old defender follows Jesus Navas, Gael Clichy and Willy Caballero in leaving the Premier League side at the end of the season
The Tim Tebow circus rides on. This game-ending catch got the job done, but looked a lot like a football player in the outfield.