#81 ERIK CERNAK (D)
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
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Age 26 Birth Date 1997-05-28
Shoots R Draft Info 2015 (2/43)
Height 6'3 Fantrax Roster% 10
Weight 230 Yahoo Roster% 5
Country SVK Status On Roster
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
46178019:190:034112774
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Date Type News
2024-02-08ArticleRamblings: Pospisil Signs; Jack Hughes, Nazem Kadri, Matthew Tkachuk, Leo Carlsson, and Producing on the Rush – February 8
2024-02-07ArticleInjury Ward: Lightning Defense Receives Boost, Updates on Hughes and Svechnikov
2024-02-07Player UpdateCernak (upper body) is good to play Wednesday versus the Rangers, according to Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site.
2024-01-25Injury 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.
2024-01-12Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) is considered day-to-day, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2024-01-12ArticleRamblings: Updates on Skinner, Kakko, and Oettinger; Zegras and Mintyukov Injured; Assembling a Midseason Fantasy All-Star Team – January 12
2024-01-11Injury UpdateCernak won't return to Thursday's game against New Jersey because of an upper-body injury.
2024-01-09ArticleRamblings: Gauthier/Drysdale Trade; Nylander Extension; Oleksiak’s Superb Season; Ekman-Larsson’s Resurgence – January 9
2024-01-09Player UpdateCernak (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup for Tuesday's game versus LA, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2024-01-06Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) won't play Saturday against Boston, according to Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com.
2024-01-04Injury UpdateCernak (upper body) won't return Thursday versus Minnesota
2024-01-02Injury UpdatePer Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida, Cernak is day-to-day with an upper-body injury and won't be available for Tuesday's game against Winnipeg.
2023-12-31Injury UpdateCernak (undisclosed) did not finish Sunday's game versus the Canadiens, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
2023-12-20ArticleRamblings: Imminent Injury Returns for Quinn, Couture & Pacioretty; Minnesota’s Injury Fallout; Players Whose Season Won’t Get Better & More
2023-11-16Player UpdateCernak (upper body) will return to the lineup Thursday versus the Blackhawks, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Feb 22WSH
Feb 24@NYI
Feb 25@N.J
Feb 27@PHI
Feb 29BUF
Mar 2MTL
Mar 7CGY
Mar 9PHI
Mar 14NYR
Mar 16@FLA
Mar 19@VGK
Mar 21@S.J
Mar 23@L.A
Mar 24@ANA
Mar 27BOS
Mar 30NYI
Apr 1DET
Apr 3@TOR
Apr 4@MTL
Apr 6@PIT
Apr 9CBJ
Apr 11OTT
Apr 13@WSH
Apr 15BUF
Apr 17TOR

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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

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Feb 22WSH
Feb 24@NYI
Feb 25@N.J
Feb 27@PHI
Feb 29BUF
Mar 2MTL
Mar 7CGY
Mar 9PHI
Mar 14NYR
Mar 16@FLA
Mar 19@VGK
Mar 21@S.J
Mar 23@L.A
Mar 24@ANA
Mar 27BOS
Mar 30NYI
Apr 1DET
Apr 3@TOR
Apr 4@MTL
Apr 6@PIT
Apr 9CBJ
Apr 11OTT
Apr 13@WSH
Apr 15BUF
Apr 17TOR

DraftKings

Game Date Team Opponent DraftKings Yahoo FanDuel OwnersBox

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 (2024-02-19)

Opponent: Ottawa Senators
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
17:2412.8NICHOLAS PAUL - MICHAEL EYSSIMONT - MITCHELL CHAFFEE1103633.310855.6
25:209.2STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - BRAYDEN POINT01-15550.081142.1
34:498.3NICHOLAS PAUL - ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL0001150.08280.0
43:496.6LUKE GLENDENING - ALEX BARRE-BOULET - MITCHELL CHAFFEE0001150.02625.0
53:195.7CONOR SHEARY - TYLER MOTTE - MICHAEL EYSSIMONT000010.01420.0
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
115:3726.9VICTOR HEDMAN - DARREN RADDYSH1018850.0172045.9
214:4425.4CALVIN DE HAAN - ERIK CERNAK0006746.2191359.4
312:3621.7NICK PERBIX - EMIL MARTINSEN LILLEBERG1015362.5121250.0
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:0453.3ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL000010.0010.0
20:4840.0LUKE GLENDENING - TYLER MOTTE000010.0020.0
30:075.8NICHOLAS PAUL - BRANDON HAGEL000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:0150.8VICTOR HEDMAN - DARREN RADDYSH000010.0010.0
20:4840.0CALVIN DE HAAN - EMIL MARTINSEN LILLEBERG000010.0020.0
30:108.3NICK PERBIX - EMIL MARTINSEN LILLEBERG000000.0000.0

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
TY TAYLOR24201872141.00.5
HUGO ALNEFELT2220193716.05.5
NICK MALIK21202251604.51.0

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.B461780.1714-650412.40.9127000074000:031.056.119:19
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 3421964830.2420543045313.61.69691112469000:072.251.919:15

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.B4610.0270.1580.17501.09410.8900.001272.76741.6100.00
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
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 74216180.2420942972.11.32200000127000:041.550.719:44

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
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
371231000:0220:45
40000000:00:0

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 % 2.4
5on5 Shooting % 9.2
PTS/60 0.5
PDO 993
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
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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

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

Even Strength Line Combinations

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Even Strength Line Production

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Power Play Line Combinations

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

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