#81 ERIK CERNAK (D)
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
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Age 27 Birth Date 1997-05-28
Shoots R Draft Info 2015 (2/43)
Height 6'3 Fantrax Roster% 32
Weight 230 Yahoo Roster% 3
Country SVK Status On Roster
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
6921113019:110:0353198109
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Date Type News
2024-06-16Article21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles
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2024-05-06ArticleRamblings: Second Round Previews, Regular Season vs Playoff Player Rating Comparison (May 6)
2024-04-01Player UpdateCernak (coach's decision) is expected back in the lineup against the Red Wings on Monday, Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida reports.
2024-03-30Injury UpdateCernak (coach's decision) won't play Saturday against the Islanders after missing a team meeting, Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site reports.
2024-03-13Player UpdateCernak (lower body) is slated to play against the Rangers on Thursday, Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site reports.
2024-03-09Injury UpdateCernak sustained a lower-body injury in Saturday's game versus the Flyers, Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site reports.
2024-02-24Injury UpdateCernak (illness) is warming up ahead of Saturday's game versus the Islanders, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2024-02-24Injury UpdateCernak (illness) is warming up ahead of Saturday's game, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports, indicating he will play against the Islanders.
2024-02-22Injury UpdateCernak (illness) won't play Thursday versus the Capitals, Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site reports.
2024-02-08ArticleRamblings: Pospisil Signs; Jack Hughes, Nazem Kadri, Matthew Tkachuk, Leo Carlsson, and Producing on the Rush – February 8
2024-02-07Player UpdateCernak (upper body) is good to play Wednesday versus the Rangers, according to Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site.
2024-02-07ArticleInjury Ward: Lightning Defense Receives Boost, Updates on Hughes and Svechnikov
2024-01-25Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) won't play Thursday against Arizona or Saturday versus New Jersey but he should be ready to return following the All-Star break, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
2024-01-23Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus Philadelphia.
2024-01-21Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) is not available for Sunday's game against Detroit.
2024-01-20Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) won't play Saturday against the Sabres.
2024-01-18Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) isn't expected to play Thursday versus Minnesota.
2024-01-13Injury UpdateElliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports that Cernak (upper body) will not play Saturday versus Anaheim.

Awards

Season Award
2020-2021Stanley Cup
2019-2020Stanley Cup

DobberNomics

Profile Price Chg Chg% YTD% FPTS FPTS/$
4.37 0 0 -0.7 118.1 27

Salary/CapHit Information

  Our player salaries only cover up to 2029-2030. For more contract information, please visit CapFriendly.
Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-20246,760,0005,200,0005,200,000
2024-20256,760,0005,200,0005,200,000
2025-20266,760,0005,200,0005,200,000
2026-20275,096,0005,200,0005,200,000
2027-20284,056,0005,200,0005,200,000
2028-20294,056,0005,200,0005,200,000
2029-20304,056,0005,200,0005,200,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8478416

2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status G A PTS +/- PIM SOG PPG PPP HITS BKS FOW FO% PPTOI %PP SHTOI %SH TOI HIghlights

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2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status W L OTL GA SA GAA SV% GSAA SO QS RBS MIN

DraftKings

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2023-2024 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Even Strength Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Tampa Bay Lightning Last Game Lines (2024-04-29)

Opponent: Florida Panthers
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
19:1420.1STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - BRAYDEN POINT0003442.915865.2
27:4416.8ANTHONY DUCLAIR - ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL0003442.99564.3
36:4414.6NICHOLAS PAUL - MICHAEL EYSSIMONT - MITCHELL CHAFFEE01-16275.07463.6
45:4012.3LUKE GLENDENING - TYLER MOTTE - TANNER JEANNOT0004180.010283.3
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
110:1422.2VICTOR HEDMAN - MATHEW DUMBA0004544.4121054.5
28:3718.7ERIK CERNAK - MIKHAIL SERGACHEV01-11614.37846.7
38:1718.0MAXWELL CROZIER - EMIL LILLEBERG0004180.010283.3
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:1771.4STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - BRAYDEN POINT - BRANDON HAGEL00010100.03175.0
20:3610.0STEVEN STAMKOS - ANTHONY DUCLAIR - ANTHONY CIRELLI - MICHAEL EYSSIMONT000000.010100.0
30:236.4NIKITA KUCHEROV - ANTHONY DUCLAIR - BRAYDEN POINT - NICHOLAS PAUL000000.0000.0
40:185.0STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL000000.0000.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:2974.7VICTOR HEDMAN00010100.03175.0
21:1721.4MIKHAIL SERGACHEV01-1030.01325.0
30:123.3ERIK CERNAK - MIKHAIL SERGACHEV000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:4359.0ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL000090.01118.3
22:5135.6LUKE GLENDENING - TYLER MOTTE0001150.01516.7
30:102.1LUKE GLENDENING - NICHOLAS PAUL000010.0020.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
15:3068.8VICTOR HEDMAN - ERIK CERNAK0001614.321313.3
22:0926.9MIKHAIL SERGACHEV - EMIL LILLEBERG000050.0050.0
30:112.3VICTOR HEDMAN - MAXWELL CROZIER000000.0000.0

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Name GP W L OTL GA SHA GAA SV% GSAA SO QUAL QUAL% RBS RBS% MIN

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
HUGO ALNEFELT2320193716.05.5

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024T.B69211130.1915563533.80.81980000109000:030.955.819:11
2022-2023T.B70214160.2319953872.31.22090012100000:051.758.019:14
2021-2022T.B55112130.2419746861.21.6165000073000:062.050.119:09
2020-2021T.B46513180.3932838855.91.898000046000:124.150.019:47
2019-2020T.B6757120.181511591254.01.9172000097000:082.753.218:57
2018-2019T.B58511160.282325581074.71.8198110079000:051.843.719:15
CAREER 3652068880.2420653175433.71.510401112504000:062.152.119:14

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024T.B6920.03110.16130.19630.91530.7700.001982.871091.5800.00
2022-2023T.B7020.03140.20160.23530.76871.2400.002092.991001.4300.00
2021-2022T.B5510.02120.22130.24460.84861.5600.001653.00731.3300.00
2020-2021T.B4650.11130.28180.39380.83851.8500.00982.13461.0000.00
2019-2020T.B6750.0770.10120.18590.881251.8700.001722.57971.4500.00
2018-2019T.B5850.09110.19160.28581.001071.8410.021983.41791.3600.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2018-2019AHLSyracuse Crunch92570.7814-100.00031
2018-2019WCSlovakia73250.718300.000
2017-2018AHLSyracuse Crunch71513180.25703000.00010
2016-2017OHLErie Otters50318210.42533100.00011
2016-2017WJC-20Slovakia U2050110.202-300.000
2016-2017M-CupErie Otters50220.402000.000
2015-2016OHLErie41411150.3735700.00010
2015-2016WJ18-ASlovakia50000.000-200.000
2015-2016WJC-20Slovakia U2040000.002100.000
2015-2016WJC-ASlovakia40000.002100.000
2014-2015SlovakiaKosice4358130.3016000.000
2013-2014SlovakiaSlovakia U20202130.152000.000
2013-2014SlovakiaKosice130000.000000.000
2013-2014Slovak-Jr.Kosice Jr.81340.5016000.000
2012-2013Slovak-Jr.Bratislava Jr.3046100.3318000.000
2012-2013Slovak-2Slovakia U20 B82020.2518000.000
2011-2012Svk-U18Kosice U18375490.2461000.000
2009-2010QC Int PWSlovakia K&B Stars40110.254000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024T.B50110.20160220.00.43800007000:082.360.020:39
2022-2023T.B10000.0000210.01.0100003000:000.015.509:27
2021-2022T.B231120.097112224.51.084000045000:071.953.919:21
2020-2021T.B2119100.48391216362.81.765000026000:031.349.619:57
2019-2020T.B250330.1210-212310.01.258000052000:031.249.720:02
2018-2019T.B40330.7562-2070.01.81200001000:032.055.621:29
CAREER 79217190.2420944992.01.32580000134000:051.551.119:47

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024T.B500.0010.2010.2020.4020.4000.00387.6071.4000.00
2022-2023T.B100.0000.0000.0022.0011.0000.0011.0033.0000.00
2021-2022T.B2310.0410.0420.09120.52220.9600.00843.65451.9600.00
2020-2021T.B2110.0590.43100.48160.76361.7100.00653.10261.2400.00
2019-2020T.B2500.0030.1240.16120.48311.2400.00582.32522.0800.00
2018-2019T.B400.0030.7530.7500.0071.7500.00123.0010.2500.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2017-2018AHLSyracuse Crunch71120.294000.00011
2016-2017OHLErie Otters221890.41101700.00011
2015-2016OHLErie130660.4610400.00012
2014-2015SlovakiaKosice70110.146000.000
2013-2014SlovakiaKosice70000.002000.000
2012-2013Slovak-Jr.Bratislava Jr.120110.088000.000
2012-2013Svk-U18Bratislava U1810222.000000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024T.B30000.00001030.01.0400003000:000.057.012:55
2022-2023T.B30000.000-1200.00.0900004000:031.346.818:40
2021-2022T.B40110.2521-1070.01.8900003001:0119.143.014:14
2019-2020T.B41010.252108119.12.81200002000:2910.623.319:26
2018-2019T.B40000.0001660.01.51200004001:2824.240.618:53
2017-2018T.B20000.0004050.02.5900006000:061.536.218:22
2016-2017L.A10000.0000030.03.0300001000:020.60.016:46
CAREER 211120.108326352.91.758000023000:3511.938.617:04

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024T.B300.0000.0000.00103.3331.0000.0041.3331.0000.00
2022-2023T.B300.0000.0000.0020.6700.0000.0093.0041.3300.00
2021-2022T.B400.0010.2510.2500.0071.7500.0092.2530.7500.00
2019-2020T.B410.2500.0010.2582.00112.7500.00123.0020.5000.00
2018-2019T.B400.0000.0000.0061.5061.5000.00123.0041.0000.00
2017-2018T.B200.0000.0000.0000.0052.5000.0094.5063.0000.00
2016-2017L.A100.0000.0000.0000.0033.0000.0033.0011.0000.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
1220441600:0319:16
2170111500:0218:46
3121341200:0220:16
4181341000:0118:44

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
1170111300:0520:12
2201672000:0419:02
3160332800:0618:15
4171452600:0519:25

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

Buy/Sell Meter

Shooting % 3.8
5on5 Shooting % 9.9
PTS/60 0.6
PDO 1008
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
Note: Expected Goals are updated overnight and will not include today's games. Stats only available as of 2020-21.

Advanced Stats

Year PDO 5 on 5 S% OZ Start% PTS/60 SOG/60 %PP IPP PPIPP CF% Sec Assists Sec Assist %

Expected Goals

Year GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5

NHL Edge

  Skating Speed Skating Distance Shot Speed Shot Location Zone Time%
Season Top speed 22+ MPH 20+ MPH 18+ MPH Tot. dist Tot. dist/60 Tot. dist EV Tot. dist/60 EV Tot. dist PP Tot. dist/60 PP Tot. dist PK Tot. dist/60 PK Top Speed AVG Speed 100+ 90-100 80-90 70-80 High Danger SOG High Danger G Mid Danger SOG Mid Danger G Long SOG Long G Off Zone Def Zone OZ - EV DZ - EV OZ - PP DZ - PP OZ - PK DZ - PK

Extended Game Log

Date OPP TEAM CF CA CF% GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5



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Stats

GP G A PTS PTS/60 +/- PIM SOG S% PPP HIT BLK FOW FO% PPTOI %PP TOI IPP

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination