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Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson signs lockout deal in Finland

HELSINKI - Erik Karlsson will play in Finland during the NHL lockout.

The 22-year-old defenceman has signed a month-to-month contract with Jokerit and is expected to make his debut with the team on Saturday.

Karlsson is coming off a breakout season with the Ottawa Senators that saw him win the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenceman.

He led all blue-liners with 78 points in 81 games.

Over the summer, Karlsson signed a US$45.5-million, seven-year contract extension with the Senators.

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