Erik Karlsson thinks he needs to work on his defensive game.
Karlsson had 78 points in 81 games in 2011-12, so he's not going to get much better offensively, but he thinks he still has room to improve as a player. "My main priority has always been to be more of an all-around player," said Karlsson. "I want to play in situations where the game is on the line and I want to be able to play both defensively and offensively. My defensive game is something I need to improve on to be an elite player and it's something I'm going to have to keep working on in every game and every day." Karlsson is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer and will probably end up getting over $6 million annually.