Dave Carlson
Killer Carlson
Dave Carlson
Gender Male
Occupation Defenseman for the Charlestown Chiefs
Portrayed by Jerry Houser
Appearances Slap Shot
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Dave Carlson is a character from the 1977 film Slap Shot. He is a defenseman for the Charlestown Chiefs in the Federal League and wears #3 on his jersey.


Dave is generally a calm person. But when an opposing player, Barclay Donaldson, criticizes Reggie Dunlop regarding his age, Dave gets angry and fights him.

Dave then gives himself the nickname "Killer" and tries to act tough.

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