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Slovakia Erik Cernak

a.k.a. "Erik Černák"
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mathias Bau Hansen 8 6 8 14
2. Nikolaj Krag Christensen 9 4 9 13
3. Mattias Persson 9 3 10 13
4. Lucas Andersen 8 7 5 12
5. Villiam Haag 9 7 5 12
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
25
Height
6'4" / 192 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
234 lbs / 106 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
30/31
Cap Hit
$2,950,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time Slovakian Player of the Year (Golden puck) 1
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
2-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2
1-time OHL Champion 1
2-time Slovakian Extraliga Champion 2

Černák is a big defenseman with excellent reach and strength. Is brilliant defensively and in front of his own net. Can also play on the powerplay thanks to his hockey sense. Doesn't take a lot of penalties for a physical player.
- Vladimir Kubik EP

Cousin: Christián Jaroš

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2011-12 HC Kosice U18 Slovakia U18 37 5 4 9 61 31 |
2012-13 HC Slovan Bratislava U18 Slovakia U18 1 0 2 2 0 1 | Playoffs 1 0 2 2 0 2
HC Slovan Bratislava U20 Slovakia U20 30 4 6 10 18 9 | Playoffs 12 0 1 1 8 -5
Team Slovakia U20 Slovakia2 8 2 0 2 18 - |
Slovakia U17 “A” WHC-17 5 0 0 0 8 - |
Slovakia U17 (all) International-Jr 9 1 1 2 10 - |
Slovakia U18 WJC-18 6 0 2 2 8 -2 |
Slovakia U18 (all) International-Jr 8 0 3 3 8 - |
2013-14 HC Kosice U20 Slovakia U20 8 1 3 4 16 -1 |
HC Kosice Slovakia 13 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 2 -3
Team Slovakia U20 Slovakia 20 2 1 3 2 -7 |
Slovakia U18 “C” WJC-18 5 0 0 0 6 2 |
Slovakia U20 WJC-20 5 0 0 0 4 -5 |
Slovakia U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0 1 1 4 1 |
2014-15 HC Kosice Slovakia 43 5 8 13 16 7 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 6 6
Slovakia U20 WJC-20 6 0 2 2 4 1 |
Slovakia U20 (all) International-Jr 5 3 2 5 8 2 |
Slovakia (all) International 3 1 0 1 6 2 |
2015-16 Erie Otters OHL 41 4 11 15 35 7 | Playoffs 13 0 6 6 10 4
Slovakia U20 “A” WJC-20 4 0 0 0 2 1 |
2016-17 Erie Otters OHL 50 3 18 21 53 31 | Playoffs 22 1 8 9 10 17
Slovakia U20 WJC-20 5 0 1 1 2 -3 |
2017-18 Syracuse Crunch AHL 71 5 13 18 70 30 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 4 0
Slovakia (all) International 2 0 0 0 2 0 |
2018-19 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 58 5 11 16 58 25 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 0 -2
Syracuse Crunch AHL 9 2 5 7 14 -1 |
Slovakia WC 7 3 2 5 8 3 |
Slovakia (all) International 9 4 2 6 12 3 |
2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 67 5 7 12 59 11 | Playoffs 25 0 4 4 12 2
2020-21 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 46 5 13 18 38 8 | Playoffs 21 1 9 10 16 12
2021-22 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 55 1 12 13 46 7 | Playoffs 23 1 1 2 12 1
2022-23 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL - - - - - - |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2009-10 Slovakia K&B Stars QC Int PW - - - - - - |
2014-15 HC Kosice Champions HL 6 0 1 1 4 -2 |
2016-17 Erie Otters M-Cup 5 0 2 2 2 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2022-06-26T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-24T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-22T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-20T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-18T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-15T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning @ Colorado Avalanche
2022-06-11T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers
2022-06-09T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning @ New York Rangers
2022-06-07T20:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers
2022-06-05T15:00:00-0400 Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 80 7 18 25 0.31 84 29 | 1 7 1 1 2 0.29 4 0
Champions HL 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 4 -2 | 0
International 3 14 5 2 7 0.50 20 5 | 0
International-Jr 3 29 4 7 11 0.38 30 3 | 0
M-Cup 1 5 0 2 2 0.40 2 0 | 0
NHL 5 226 16 43 59 0.26 201 51 | 4 73 2 17 19 0.26 40 13
OHL 2 91 7 29 36 0.40 88 38 | 2 35 1 14 15 0.43 20 21
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
Slovakia 2 76 7 9 16 0.21 18 0 | 2 14 0 1 1 0.07 8 3
Slovakia U18 2 38 5 6 11 0.29 61 32 | 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 2
Slovakia U20 2 38 5 9 14 0.37 34 8 | 1 12 0 1 1 0.08 8 -5
Slovakia2 1 8 2 0 2 0.25 18 - | 0
WC 1 7 3 2 5 0.71 8 3 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 8 - | 0
WJC-18 2 11 0 2 2 0.18 14 0 | 0
WJC-20 4 20 0 3 3 0.15 12 -6 | 0
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Hitting
18
Defensive
16
Teamwork
15

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/13/2022
07/13/2022 Extension Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning
12/22/2020
12/22/2020 Extension Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning
02/27/2017
02/27/2017 Confirmed Los Angeles Kings Tampa Bay Lightning
07/14/2015
07/14/2015 Confirmed HC Kosice Los Angeles Kings
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2015, 1 #54 overall by Erie Otters in the CHL Import Draft

Drafted 2014, 1 #14 overall by HC Slovan Bratislava in the KHL Draft

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #90 by FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #42 by ISS HOCKEY

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #16 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (EU Skaters

2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #41 by TSN/McKenzie

Cult/Star player for HC Kosice

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