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New Senators captain Erik Karlsson buys ‘C’s for his fans

New Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson is sharing his promotion with his fans by buying 1,000 ‘C’s for their old jerseys.

New Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson is sharing his promotion with his fans.

The dynamic Swedish blueliner says he’s purchased 1,000 ‘C’s for fans who’ve already bought his jersey.

The ‘C’s will be available at the Sens store in Ottawa on Tuesday.

Karlsson is the ninth captain in Sens history and the second Swede to hold the position. The 24-year-old is in the third year of a seven-year, $45.5-million contract that pays him $6.5 million annually.

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