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Erik Cole     \KOHL\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 212 lbs.

Born: November 6, 1978 in Oswego, New York
Draft: Carolina, 3rd round (71st overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Contract: 4 years/$18,000,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $4,500,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 19, 2014 5:25 AM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2001-02 23 CAR NHL 81 16 24 40 15 -10 35 13 3 0 2 21 3 0 159 10.1 1301 16:04 Calder-5
2002-03 24 CAR NHL 53 14 13 27 11 1 72 6 6 2 3 9 3 1 125 11.2 908 17:08
2003-04 25 CAR NHL 80 18 24 42 16 -4 93 14 2 2 3 14 9 1 172 10.5 1448 18:06
2005-06 27 CAR NHL 60 30 29 59 24 19 54 24 3 3 8 17 11 1 164 18.3 1158 19:18 AS-10
2006-07 28 CAR NHL 71 29 32 61 24 2 76 20 9 0 4 22 9 1 166 17.5 1279 18:01
2007-08 29 CAR NHL 73 22 29 51 19 5 76 12 10 0 4 22 7 0 216 10.2 1413 19:22
2008-09 30 TOT NHL 80 18 24 42 16 0 73 13 5 0 1 20 4 0 178 10.1 1409 18:37
2008-09 30 EDM NHL 63 16 11 27 11 -3 63 11 5 0 1 9 2 0 145 11.0 1076 17:05
2008-09 30 CAR NHL 17 2 13 15 5 3 10 2 0 0 0 11 2 0 33 6.1 333 20:36
2009-10 31 CAR NHL 40 11 5 16 7 -9 29 9 2 0 1 5 0 0 81 13.6 656 16:23
2010-11 32 CAR NHL 82 26 26 52 21 -1 49 22 3 1 9 20 5 1 201 12.9 1514 18:27
2011-12 33 MTL NHL 82 35 26 61 26 11 48 24 11 0 6 23 3 0 241 14.5 1519 19:32
2012-13 34 TOT NHL 47 9 4 13 6 -6 20 8 1 0 2 0 0 0 86 10.5 770 16:24
2012-13 34 MTL NHL 19 3 3 6 2 1 10 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 41 7.3 297 16:39
2012-13 34 DAL NHL 28 6 1 7 3 -7 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 45 13.3 473 17:54
2013-14 35 DAL NHL 75 16 13 29 12 -17 20 13 3 0 4 9 4 0 139 11.5 1137 15:10
9 yrs CAR NHL 557 168 195 363 143 6 494 122 38 8 34 141 49 5 1317 12.8 10010 18:58
2 yrs DAL NHL 103 22 14 36 16 -24 30 18 4 0 4 9 4 0 184 12.0 1610 16:37
2 yrs MTL NHL 101 38 29 67 29 12 58 27 11 0 8 23 3 0 282 13.5 1817 18:59
1 yr EDM NHL 63 16 11 27 11 -3 63 11 5 0 1 9 2 0 145 11.0 1076 17:04
Career NHL 824 244 249 493 199 -9 645 178 58 8 47 182 58 5 1928 12.7 14513 18:36

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2001-02 23 CAR NHL 81 0.20 0.30 0.49 0.19 0.43 1.96 18 27 45 17 60 11 61 2 -10 2.4 1.1 3.5 Calder-5
2002-03 24 CAR NHL 53 0.26 0.25 0.51 0.21 1.36 2.36 16 14 30 13 43 15 38 11 1 1.9 1.3 3.2
2003-04 25 CAR NHL 80 0.23 0.30 0.53 0.21 1.16 2.15 21 28 49 19 60 16 67 19 -4 2.8 1.7 4.5
2005-06 27 CAR NHL 60 0.50 0.48 0.98 0.40 0.90 2.73 30 28 58 24 92 30 57 14 19 5.5 1.9 7.4 AS-10
2006-07 28 CAR NHL 71 0.41 0.45 0.86 0.34 1.07 2.34 30 32 62 25 85 31 55 3 2 5.5 1.6 7.1
2007-08 29 CAR NHL 73 0.30 0.40 0.70 0.26 1.04 2.96 24 31 55 22 95 38 58 6 5 3.8 1.5 5.3
2008-09 30 TOT NHL 80 0.23 0.30 0.53 0.20 0.91 2.23 19 24 43 17 70 23 54 7 0 2.2 1.5 3.6
2008-09 30 EDM NHL 63 0.25 0.17 0.43 0.18 1.00 2.30 17 11 28 12 48 15 41 5 -3 1.4 0.9 2.3
2008-09 30 CAR NHL 17 0.12 0.76 0.88 0.27 0.59 1.94 2 13 15 5 22 8 13 2 3 0.8 0.5 1.3
2009-10 31 CAR NHL 40 0.28 0.13 0.40 0.18 0.73 2.03 12 5 17 8 24 2 34 3 -9 1.1 0.3 1.4
2010-11 32 CAR NHL 82 0.32 0.32 0.63 0.26 0.60 2.45 29 28 57 23 81 20 72 10 -1 4.3 1.5 5.9
2011-12 33 MTL NHL 82 0.43 0.32 0.74 0.32 0.59 2.94 40 28 68 29 97 28 58 0 11 6.7 2.3 9.0
2012-13 34 TOT NHL 47 0.19 0.09 0.28 0.12 0.43 1.83 18 8 26 12 39 17 33 5 -6 0.3 0.5 0.8
2012-13 34 MTL NHL 19 0.16 0.16 0.32 0.13 0.53 2.16 6 6 12 5 18 8 10 1 1 0.2 0.3 0.5
2012-13 34 DAL NHL 28 0.21 0.04 0.25 0.12 0.36 1.61 12 2 14 7 21 9 23 4 -7 0.1 0.2 0.3
2013-14 35 DAL NHL 75 0.21 0.17 0.39 0.16 0.27 1.85 18 14 32 14 0 0 0 0 -17 1.9 0.4 2.3
9 yrs CAR NHL 557 0.30 0.35 0.65 0.26 0.89 2.36 182 206 388 155 562 171 455 70 6 28.1 11.4 39.6
2 yrs DAL NHL 103 0.21 0.14 0.35 0.15 0.29 1.79 30 16 46 21 21 9 23 4 -24 2.0 0.6 2.6
2 yrs MTL NHL 101 0.38 0.29 0.66 0.28 0.57 2.79 46 34 80 34 115 36 68 1 12 6.8 2.7 9.5
1 yr EDM NHL 63 0.25 0.17 0.43 0.18 1.00 2.30 17 11 28 12 48 15 41 5 -3 1.4 0.9 2.3
Career NHL 824 0.30 0.30 0.60 0.24 0.78 2.34 275 267 542 223 746 231 587 80 -9 38.3 15.6 54.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2001-02 23 CAR NHL 23 6 3 9 4 -2 30 5 1 0 1 68 8.8 425 18:27
2005-06 27 CAR NHL SC 2 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 31 15:29
2008-09 30 CAR NHL 18 0 5 5 1 -5 22 0 0 0 0 32 0.0 311 17:17
2013-14 35 DAL NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 11 11:10
Career NHL 1 44 6 8 14 5 -9 52 5 1 0 1 104 5.8 778 18:40

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1995-96 17 Oswego Buccaneers High-NY 40 49 41 90 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 18 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 48 30 34 64 0 140 30 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 19 Clarkson Knights ECAC 34 11 20 31 0 55 11 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1998-99 20 Clarkson Knights ECAC 36 22 20 42 0 50 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 21 Clarkson Knights ECAC 33 19 11 30 0 46 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 21 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 9 4 3 7 -5 2 2 2 0 0 18 22.2 0 0:00
2000-01 22 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 69 23 20 43 9 28 19 0 4 5 175 13.1 0 0:00
2004-05 26 Eisbaren Berlin Germany 39 6 21 27 0 76 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2004-05 26 United States WC-A 7 1 5 6 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2005-06 27 United States Olympics 6 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2006-07 28 United States WC-A 7 1 4 5 -1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons ECAC 103 52 51 103 0 151 52 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Germany 39 6 21 27 0 76 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season High-NY 40 49 41 90 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons IHL 78 27 23 50 4 30 21 2 4 5 193 14.0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season USHL 48 30 34 64 0 140 30 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 14 2 9 11 6 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1996-97 18 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 5 2 0 2 6
1999-00 21 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 7 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
2000-01 22 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 5 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
2004-05 26 Eisbaren Berlin Germany 8 5 1 6 37
Career 1 Season Germany 8 5 1 6 37
Career 2 Seasons IHL 12 2 1 3 4 2 0 0 0
Career 1 Season USHL 5 2 0 2 6
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2006 USA 1 2 0 0 11 23
Car 1 2 0 0 11 23

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Erik Cole 9.0 7.4 7.1 5.9 5.3 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.2 1.4 0.8
Milt Schmidt 94.2 7.5 6.6 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.6 2.6 0.8
Brenden Morrow 93.5 9.8 7.1 6.4 5.8 5.3 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 1.2
John Ogrodnick 92.1 9.2 7.2 6.5 5.3 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.1 2.3 2.0
Johnny Gottselig 91.6 5.7 5.3 4.5 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.0 3.0 0.8
Valeri Kamensky 91.6 8.6 7.3 7.2 6.2 4.0 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.2 1.6
Wilf Paiement 91.5 7.9 7.5 7.2 6.3 6.1 4.5 3.9 3.5 2.7 2.4
Ken Randall 91.3 6.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.0 0.1
Tomas Sandstrom 91.2 9.2 7.0 6.5 5.4 5.1 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.5 3.0
Frank Nighbor 91.2 5.2 4.7 3.7 3.7 3.3 2.4 2.2 1.9 1.5 1.0
Jimmy Ward 90.9 7.3 5.8 4.8 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.5 2.9 1.9 1.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Erik Cole 9.0 7.4 7.1 5.9 5.3 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.2 1.4 0.8
Kenny Wharram 92.6 9.0 6.9 6.8 6.8 4.7 4.3 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.0 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Mike Bullard 91.5 9.3 7.4 6.2 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.0 2.8 1.3 -0.1
Ken Randall 91.3 6.4 4.4 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.0 0.1
Larry Aurie 90.9 6.8 5.8 5.4 5.4 4.0 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.4 1.4 0.2 -0.6
Jim Pappin 90.2 9.2 7.4 6.6 6.0 6.0 4.9 4.2 2.9 2.2 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.1
Joe Murphy 90.0 7.3 6.5 6.3 5.1 4.9 4.2 4.1 2.8 2.6 1.3 1.1 0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Kristian Huselius 89.8 9.4 7.8 6.6 5.6 5.1 4.6 4.5 2.8 2.1 -0.1
Tod Sloan 89.6 9.3 7.4 6.6 5.8 4.9 3.7 3.5 3.1 3.1 2.5 2.2 0.1 0.0
Bryan Hextall 89.3 6.0 5.8 5.6 4.6 4.2 3.1 3.0 2.8 1.5 0.0 0.0
Jeff O'Neill 89.2 8.3 7.6 6.8 6.5 4.3 3.9 3.2 3.2 2.9 1.7 1.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 24, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Berlin (Germany), October 24, 2004.

July 1, 2008: Traded to Edmonton by Carolina for Joni Pitkanen, July 1, 2008.

March 4, 2009: Traded to Carolina by Edmonton with Edmonton's 5th round choice (Matt Kennedy) in 2009 Entry Draft for Patrick O'Sullivan and Carolina's 2nd round choice (later traded to Buffalo, later traded to Toronto - Toronto selected Jesse Blacker) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009.

July 1, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2011.

February 26, 2013: Traded to Dallas by Montreal for Michael Ryder and Dallas' 3rd round choice (Connor Crisp) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 26, 2013.

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