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Erik Christensen

HV71 / SHL - 16/17
Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'1" / 185 cm
  • Weight
    205 lbs / 93 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Erik Christensen was a skilled center with fine offensive instincts. A fast, well-balanced skater, he also had good hands and puck control. Known as one of the top shootout players during his time in the National Hockey League.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

My time with HV71 was the happiest days of my career, Erik Christensen 2017
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Leduc Sun Oil Barons Bantam AAA AMBHL 36 34 42 76 70 |
1999-00 Kamloops Blazers WHL 66 9 5 14 41 -14 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 1
2000-01 Kamloops Blazers WHL 72 21 23 44 36 -2 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0 -4
2001-02 Kamloops Blazers WHL 70 22 36 58 68 -4 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 4 -2
2002-03 Kamloops Blazers WHL 67 54 54 108 60 26 | Playoffs 6 1 7 8 14 2
2003-04 Kamloops Blazers WHL 29 10 14 24 40 17 |
Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 34 17 21 38 20 5 | Playoffs 11 8 4 12 8 -2
2004-05 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 77 14 13 27 33 -1 | Playoffs 11 1 6 7 4 -2
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 33 6 7 13 34 -3 |
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 48 24 22 46 50 10 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 2 -4
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 61 18 15 33 26 -3 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 -1
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 16 12 12 24 8 7 |
2007-08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 49 9 11 20 28 -3 |
Atlanta Thrashers NHL 10 2 2 4 2 -7 |
2008-09 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 47 5 14 19 14 -7 |
Anaheim Ducks NHL 17 2 7 9 6 -2 | Playoffs 8 0 2 2 0 -1
2009-10 Anaheim Ducks NHL 9 0 0 0 2 -3 |
Manitoba Moose AHL 6 2 0 2 0 2 |
New York Rangers NHL 49 8 18 26 24 14 |
2010-11 New York Rangers NHL 63 11 16 27 18 3 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 2 0
2011-12 New York Rangers NHL 20 1 4 5 2 0 |
Connecticut Whale AHL 5 2 1 3 8 0 |
Minnesota Wild NHL 29 6 1 7 6 -13 |
2012-13 HC Lev Praha KHL 41 11 10 21 18 0 |
2013-14 HC Lev Praha KHL 12 1 1 2 6 1 |
HV71 SHL 38 13 14 27 22 4 | Playoffs 8 4 1 5 4 4
2014-15 HV71 SHL 46 13 31 44 14 7 | Playoffs 6 5 0 5 6 0
2015-16 HV71 SHL 42 9 15 24 28 -2 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 -1
2016-17 HV71 SHL 45 15 6 21 16 6 | Playoffs 16 1 4 5 6 2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 HV71 Champions HL 6 3 3 6 0 -2 |
2015-16 HV71 Champions HL 5 2 2 4 2 2 |
2016-17 HV71 Champions HL 3 0 0 0 2 -3 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 152 54 48 102 0.67 99 18 | 22 3 8 11 0.50 6 -6
AMBHL 36 34 42 76 2.11 70 0 |
Champions HL 14 5 5 10 0.71 4 -3 |
KHL 53 12 11 23 0.43 24 1 |
NHL 387 68 95 163 0.42 162 -24 | 17 1 2 3 0.18 8 -2
SHL 171 50 66 116 0.68 80 15 | 31 10 6 16 0.52 16 5
WHL 338 133 153 286 0.85 265 28 | 29 10 12 22 0.76 28 -5
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/17/2017
08/17/2017 Confirmed HV71 Retired
09/16/2016
09/16/2016 Extension HV71 HV71
03/08/2014
03/08/2014 Extension HV71 HV71
10/22/2013
10/22/2013 Confirmed HC Lev Praha HV71
04/06/2013
04/06/2013 Extension HC Lev Praha HC Lev Praha
06/05/2012
06/05/2012 Confirmed Minnesota Wild HC Lev Praha
02/03/2012
02/03/2012 Confirmed New York Rangers Minnesota Wild
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Extension New York Rangers New York Rangers
12/02/2009
12/02/2009 Confirmed Anaheim Ducks New York Rangers
07/01/2009
07/01/2009 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 6 #101 overall by Kamloops Blazers in the WHL Bantam Draft

Career transactions
- 2017-08-17 • Announced his retirement
- 2016-09-16 • Signed to a one-year contract extension by HV71
- 2014-03-08 • Signed to a two-year contract extension by HV71
- 2013-10-22 • Signed to a one-year contract by HV71
- 2013-10-17 • Released by HC Lev Praha
- 2013-04-06 • Signed to a contract extension with HC Lev Praha
- 2012-06-05 • Signed to a one-year-contract by HC Lev Praha
- 2012-02-03 • Traded to the Minnesota Wild with a 2013 7th round pick (Alexandre Belanger) for Casey Wellman
- 2010-07-01 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the New York Rangers
- 2009-12-02 • Claimed off waivers by the New York Rangers
- 2009-07-01 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Anaheim Ducks
- 2009-03-04 • Traded to the Anaheim Ducks for the rights to Eric O'Dell
- 2008-02-26 • Traded to the Atlanta Thrashers with Colby Armstrong, the rights to Angelo Esposito & a 2008 1st round pick (Daultan Leveille)
- 2007-07-05 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2004-06-01 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins

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