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John Erskine

34-Year-Old Defenseman – Washington Capitals

2013-14 NHL Stats

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56

2014 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

A hulking presence on the Caps blue line for many seasons, Erskine’s future is certainly in doubt given the free agency spree the Caps went on during free agency. A solid locker room presence, Erskine’s lack of foot speed was a glaring weakness for the Capitals last season, ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 220   DOB: 6/26/1980   BORN: Kingston, Ontario   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #39 Overall in 1998   Show ContractHide Contract

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John Erskine Contract Information:

Signed two-year extension worth $3.925 million with the Capitals in February of 2013.

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After dealing with a concussion earlier this month, Erskine has been a healthy scratch the last seven games, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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John Erskine NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 25 60 1 0 1 -15 161 32 3.1 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 26 29 1 6 7 -13 69 14 7.1 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 27 51 2 7 9 1 96 48 4.2 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 28 52 0 4 4 1 63 50 0.0 0 0 16:46 0 0 0 0:03 128 76
2009-10 29 50 1 5 6 16 66 50 2.0 0 0 15:58 0 0 0 0:04 109 80
2010-11 30 NHL WAS 73 4 7 11 1 94 58 6.9 1 0 14:50 0 0 0 0:03 166 120
2011-12 31 NHL WAS 28 0 2 2 3 51 20 0.0 0 0 12:06 0 0 0 0:03 39 27
2012-13 32 NHL WAS 30 3 3 6 10 34 32 9.4 0 0 18:28 0 0 0 0:07 91 62
2013-14 33 NHL WAS 37 1 3 4 -5 56 38 2.6 0 0 15:36 0 0 0 0:01 64 66

Age is determined on October 1st of each season.

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#4 Left Defenseman
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  2. Brooks Orpik
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  4. John Erskine
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Time On Ice Stats

15:36

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, John Erskine was on the ice for 15:36.

0:01

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, John Erskine was on the ice for 0:01 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 12:06 0:03
2012-13 18:28 0:07
2013-14 15:36 0:01

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John Erskine 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 13 TB Did Not Play
Apr 11 CHI Did Not Play
Apr 10 at CAR Did Not Play
Apr 8 at STL Did Not Play
Apr 5 at NYI Did Not Play
Apr 4 at NJ Did Not Play
Apr 1 DAL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 1 16:01 0:06
Mar 30 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 29 BOS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 13:51 0:00
Mar 25 LA Did Not Play
Mar 22 at SJ Did Not Play
Mar 20 at LA Did Not Play
Mar 18 at ANH Did Not Play
Mar 16 TOR Did Not Play
Mar 14 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 11 at PIT Did Not Play
Mar 10 PIT Did Not Play
Mar 8 PHO Did Not Play
Mar 6 at BOS Did Not Play
Mar 5 at PHI 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 5:34 0:00
Mar 2 PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 10:44 0:00
Mar 1 at BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 17:12 0:00
Feb 27 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 18:04 0:00
Feb 8 NJ Did Not Play
Feb 6 WPG Did Not Play
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Feb 4 NYI 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 13:49 0:00
Feb 2 DET 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 18:13 0:00
Jan 31 at DET 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 18:17 0:00
Jan 30 at CLS 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 17:08 0:01
Jan 28 at BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 15:05 0:00
Jan 25 at MON 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 3 15:46 0:03
Jan 24 at NJ 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:51 0:00
Jan 21 OTT Did Not Play
Jan 19 at NYR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 5 15:36 0:05
Jan 17 at CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:01 0:00
Jan 15 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 14:00 0:00
Jan 14 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:00 0:00
Jan 12 BUF 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 5 19:28 0:05
Jan 10 TOR 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 13:37 0:00
Jan 9 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 12:51 0:00
Jan 4 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 14:41 0:00
Jan 2 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 14:53 0:00
Dec 30 at OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 13:29 0:00
Dec 29 at BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 4 17:29 0:00
Dec 27 NYR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 14:59 0:02
Dec 23 ANH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 14:00 0:00
Dec 21 NJ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 14:24 0:00
Dec 20 at CAR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 17:30 0:00
Dec 17 at PHI 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:22 0:00
Dec 15 PHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 12:50 0:01
Dec 13 at FLA Did Not Play
Dec 10 TB Did Not Play
Dec 8 at NYR Did Not Play
Dec 7 NSH Did Not Play
Dec 3 CAR Did Not Play
Nov 30 at NYI Did Not Play
Nov 29 MON Did Not Play
Nov 27 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 23 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov 22 MON Did Not Play
Nov 20 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 17 STL Did Not Play
Nov 15 at DET Did Not Play
Nov 12 CLS Did Not Play
Nov 10 at COL Did Not Play
Nov 9 at PHO Did Not Play
Nov 7 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 5 NYI Did Not Play
Nov 2 FLA Did Not Play
Nov 1 at PHI Did Not Play
Oct 28 at VAN Did Not Play
Oct 26 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 14:51 0:00
Oct 24 at EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:13 0:00
Oct 22 at WPG 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 14:17 0:00
Oct 19 CLS Did Not Play
Oct 16 NYR Did Not Play
Oct 14 EDM Did Not Play
Oct 12 COL Did Not Play
Oct 10 CAR 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 15:50 0:04
Oct 5 at DAL 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 1 16:07 0:00
Oct 3 CGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:15 0:00
Oct 1 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 19:48 0:00

John Erskine: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Erskine (head) passed his concussion protocol testing but is still expected to sit out Saturday against Phoenix, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Erskine (undisclosed) will not play Thursday against the Bruins.

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Erskine (leg) is expected to return to the lineup Thursday against the Panthers, Mike Vogel of WashingtonCaps.com reports.

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Erskine (leg) did not partake in the Caps' pre-game skate and is doubtful for Saturday night's game against New Jersey, Katie Carrera of The Washington Post reports.

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Erskine (leg) will not play in Thursday night's game against Winnipeg, Sky Kerstein of 106.7 The FAN reports.

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Erksine registered an assist on Washington's only goal in Friday's 2-1 loss to New Jersey, one game after being a healthy scratch.

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Erskine was off the ice early in Friday's pre-game skate, indicating he might draw back in to the Caps lineup for their game against the Devils, Mike Vogel of Monumental Network reports.

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Erskine was a healthy scratch for Tuesday's game against the Senators, with Capitals coach Adam Oates saying he wanted more speed in the lineup, CSN Washington's Chuck Gormley reports.

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Erskine (knee) was activated from IR and will return to the lineup Sunday against the Flyers, the Washington Post reports.

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Erskine (upper body) will not play Friday vs. the Panthers, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Erskine (knee) will travel with the team to Florida for Friday's game against the Panthers, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Erskine (knee) is hoping to return soon, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013-14

Erskine will play in a lot of games and grind, but after six points in 30 games last season expectations should be tempered in most formats.

2012-13

Another of the Caps' stay-at-home grinders, Erskine is expected to prevent goals more than create him. Injuries forced the Kingston, Ontario native to play just 28 games last season.

2011-12

Erskine is known mostly for his time in the penalty box, but did play in the most amount of games in his 10 year career. He did post a career high in points, as well as goals and assists. He was a mainstay on the backend last season and again will play a vital role in how the Caps defense performs this coming season. With 94 penalty minutes to go along with his other stats and Erskine has no value in fantasy formats.

2010-11

Erskine is veteran defenseman who has paid his dues and makes his living as a rugged defensive blueliner. He will likely be on the Opening Day Roster once again this year. He is not a quality fantasy guy, but for the team is a vital part of the back end.

2009-10

Erskine, an antagonist is known mostly for his time in the penalty box. After only playing in 52 games last season, he scored only four points and had 63 penalty minutes. He served mainly as the sixth or seventh defenseman last season, and should be in the same situation this year. No value here.

2008-09

Erskine, an antagonist is known mostly for his time in the penalty box. After only playing in 51 games, he scored nine points and had 96 penalty minutes. He served mainly as the sixth or seventh defenseman last season, and should be in the same situation this year. No value here.

2007-08

When in the lineup, Erskine plays tough defense and can be a solid source of penalty minutes, but won't score many points for you.

2006-07

Erskine will bring toughness and penalty minutes to the Capitals defense, but little else. He has five points in his career, so scoring is not his forte. Expect around 150 penalty minutes from him in 2006-07.

2005-06

No fantasy impact, unless your league counts PIMs. He'll drop the gloves, but Dallas' depth on the blue line will limit his playing time.

2004-05