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Tampa Bay Lightning Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Erik Cernak • #81 • D
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'3", 230 lbs.
Born:May 28, 1997 (24 yrs) in Kosice, SVK
Experience:3 years
Drafted:Drafted by Los Angeles in 2015 (2/43).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Los Angeles in 2017.
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Scouting Report
Assets: A huge defenseman with both size and a great stick, he is also strong enough to compete against big NHL opponents already. Also boasts pretty good hockey sense and some offensive upside.
Flaws: Does not have optimum skating ability, which may become an issue as he climbs the organizational ladder. Also, his long-range scoring upside is limited. Must focus on being a shutdown blueliner.
Career Potential: Big, shutdown defenseman with upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2020-21, 2019-20
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