NHL

Erik Christensen # - C/LW

  • Age: 30
  • DOB: 1983/12/17
  • POB: Edmonton, Alta, Canada
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 200lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 7
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2002 (3/69).

Honours and Awards

2002-03Canadian Major Junior - Second All-Star Team
2002-03WHL - Bobby Clarke Trophy (Leading Scorer)
2002-03WHL - West First All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/06/05Signed with HC Lev Praha of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
2012/02/03Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2012/01/12Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).
2012/01/11Assigned to Connecticut (AHL) for conditioning.
2011/02/05Missed 16 games (right knee injury).
2011/01/01Right knee injury, injured reserve.
2010/10/18Missed 1 game (groin).
2010/10/14Groin, day-to-day.
2010/07/01Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers to a two-year contract.
2009/12/02Claimed off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks.
2009/11/19Assigned to Manitoba (AHL) on conditioning assignment.
2009/07/01Re-signed by the Atlanta Thrashers to a one-year contract.
2009/03/04Acquired from the Atlanta Thrashers.
2008/12/28Missed 11 games (shoulder injury).
2008/12/03Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/09/23Right shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/04/05Missed the last 8 games of the regular season (sprained MCL).
2008/03/18Sprained MCL, day-to-day.
2008/02/26Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2008/02/24Missed 5 games (shoulder injury).
2008/02/14Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2008/01/19Missed 4 games (flu).
2008/01/10Flu, day-to-day.
2007/12/18Missed 2 games (neck injury).
2007/12/13Neck injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/05Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a two-year contract.
2007/06/26Pittsburgh Penguins tendered a qualifying offer.
2006/11/22Recalled form Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006/09/25Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006/03/06Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006/02/28Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006/02/12Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006/02/09Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2006/01/09Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2005/10/31Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2005/10/01Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2004/09/20Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
2004/06/01Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
2002/09/18Returned to his junior team (Kamloops-WHL).

Trades

2012/02/03New York Rangers traded Erik Christensen and a seventh-round draft pick in 2013 to the Minnesota Wild for Casey Wellman.
2009/12/02Claimed off waivers by the New York Rangers from the Anaheim Ducks.
2009/03/04Atlanta Thrashers traded Erik Christensen to the Anaheim Ducks for Eric O'Dell.
2008/02/26Atlanta Thrashers traded Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and a 1st-round selection in 2008.
2002/06/22Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round (69th overall) in 2002.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14HV71Swe3813142742-1-02210212.75-
2013-14Lev PrahaKHL1211210-0-06234.35-
2012-13Lev PragueKHL4111102102-0-4189211.96-
2011-12MinnesotaNHL29617-132000163417.6514
2011-12NY RangersNHL2014501100021010.0012
2011-12Total NYR/MinNHL497512-133100184415.9126
2011-12ConnecticutAHL521300100081118.18-
2010-11NY RangersNHL63111627343001188612.7934
2009-10NY RangersNHL49818261413001247710.3946
2009-10AnaheimNHL9000-30000029.006
2009-10Total Ana/NYRNHL5881826111300126869.3052
2009-10ManitobaAHL620220-0--01414.29-
2008-09AnaheimNHL17279-2120006326.25-
2008-09AtlantaNHL4751419-71300014905.56-
2008-09Total Atl/AnaNHL6472128-925000201225.7419
2007-08AtlantaNHL10224-7020002238.70-
2007-08PittsburghNHL4991120-324000281098.26-
2007-08Total Pit/AtlNHL59111324-1026000301328.33-
2006-07PittsburghNHL61181533-3650012613313.53-
2006-07WB/ScrantonAHL1612122477-0-385721.05-
2005-06PittsburghNHL336713-32300034857.06-
2005-06WB/ScrantonAHL482422461011-1-450---
2004-05WB/ScrantonAHL77141327-14-0-33311612.07-
2003-04BrandonWHL3417213857-1--20---
2003-04KamloopsWHL29101424172-0--40---
2003-04Total Kam/BraWHL63273562229-1--60---
2002-03KamloopsWHL6754541082618-2--60---
2001-02KamloopsWHL70223658-410-0-468---
2000-01KamloopsWHL72212344-27-0-136---
1999-00KamloopsWHL669514-142-0-241---
TotalNHL3876895163-2420-0-41626889.88-
TotalAHL15254481021822-1--99---
TotalWHL3381331532862846-3--265---
TotalSwe3813142742-1-02210212.75-
TotalKHL5312112312-0-42411510.43-

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14HV71Swe841540-0-242119.05-
2013-14Lev PrahaKHL--------------
2012-13Lev PragueKHL--------------
2011-12MinnesotaNHL--------------
2011-12ConnecticutAHL--------------
2010-11NY RangersNHL510101000021010.00-
2009-10NY RangersNHL--------------
2009-10ManitobaAHL--------------
2008-09AnaheimNHL8022-101000010.00-
2007-08AtlantaNHL--------------
2006-07PittsburghNHL4000-1000-066.00-
2006-07WB/ScrantonAHL--------------
2005-06PittsburghNHL--------------
2005-06WB/ScrantonAHL11224-41-0-02---
2004-05WB/ScrantonAHL11167-10-0-04224.55-
2003-04BrandonWHL118412-26-0--8---
2002-03KamloopsWHL617820-0--14---
2001-02KamloopsWHL4000-20-0-04---
2000-01KamloopsWHL4112-41-0-00---
1999-00KamloopsWHL400010-0-02---
TotalNHL17123-21-0-08263.85-
TotalAHL223811-51-0-06---
TotalWHL29101222-57-0--28---
TotalSwe841540-0-242119.05-

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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