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Erik Cole

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 210 lbs. (95 kg)

Born: November 6, 1978 in Oswego, New York
Draft: Carolina, 3rd round (71st overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Clarkson

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



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NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2001-02 23 CAR NHL 81 16 24 40 -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 1 72 6 6 2 3 9 3 1 125 11.2 908 17:08
2003-04 25 CAR NHL 80 18 24 42 -4 93 14 2 2 3 14 9 1 172 10.5 1448 18:06
2005-06 27 CAR NHL 60 30 29 59 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 2 76 20 9 0 4 22 9 1 166 17.5 1279 18:01
2007-08 29 CAR NHL 73 22 29 51 5 76 12 10 0 4 22 7 0 216 10.2 372 1413 19:22 9 29 23.7 186 24 35 32
2008-09 30 TOT NHL 80 18 24 42 0 73 13 5 0 1 20 4 0 178 10.1 315 1409 17:37 20 29 40.8 180 43 49 37
2008-09 30 EDM NHL 63 16 11 27 -3 63 11 5 0 1 9 2 0 145 11.0 262 1076 17:05 19 29 39.6 134 33 41 34
2008-09 30 CAR NHL 17 2 13 15 3 10 2 0 0 0 11 2 0 33 6.1 53 333 19:36 1 0 100.0 46 10 8 3
2009-10 31 CAR NHL 40 11 5 16 -9 29 9 2 0 1 5 0 0 81 13.6 147 656 16:23 4 11 26.7 94 20 17 9
2010-11 32 CAR NHL 82 26 26 52 -1 49 22 3 1 9 20 5 1 201 12.9 365 1514 18:27 7 27 20.6 223 34 64 36
2011-12 33 MTL NHL 82 35 26 61 11 48 24 11 0 6 23 3 0 241 14.5 408 1519 18:32 24 32 42.9 186 30 39 36
2012-13 34 TOT NHL 47 9 4 13 -6 20 8 1 0 2 2 2 0 86 10.5 170 770 16:24 22 45 32.8 101 27 18 17
2012-13 34 MTL NHL 19 3 3 6 1 10 3 0 0 2 2 1 0 41 7.3 79 297 15:39 7 17 29.2 43 6 11 3
2012-13 34 DAL NHL 28 6 1 7 -7 10 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 45 13.3 91 473 16:54 15 28 34.9 58 21 7 14
2013-14 35 DAL NHL 75 16 13 29 -17 20 13 3 0 4 9 4 0 139 11.5 266 1137 15:10 19 22 46.3 88 21 30 34
2014-15 36 TOT NHL 68 21 18 39 2 14 17 3 1 0 12 6 0 122 17.2 213 989 14:33 5 11 31.3 134 20 24 28
2014-15 36 DAL NHL 57 18 15 33 4 14 15 2 1 0 11 4 0 98 18.4 177 828 14:32 4 11 26.7 116 17 23 27
2014-15 36 DET NHL 11 3 3 6 -2 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 24 12.5 36 161 14:39 1 0 100.0 18 3 1 1
9 yrs CAR NHL 557 168 195 363 6 494 122 38 8 34 141 49 5 1317 12.8 1723 10010 17:58 21 67 23.9 549 88 124 80
3 yrs DAL NHL 160 40 29 69 -20 44 33 6 1 4 20 9 0 282 14.2 534 2438 15:14 38 61 38.4 262 59 60 75
2 yrs MTL NHL 101 38 29 67 12 58 27 11 0 8 25 4 0 282 13.5 487 1817 17:59 31 49 38.8 229 36 50 39
1 yr DET NHL 11 3 3 6 -2 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 24 12.5 36 161 14:39 1 0 100.0 18 3 1 1
1 yr EDM NHL 63 16 11 27 -3 63 11 5 0 1 9 2 0 145 11.0 262 1076 17:05 19 29 39.6 134 33 41 34
Career NHL 892 265 267 532 -7 659 195 61 9 47 196 66 5 2050 12.9 3042 15502 17:23 110 206 34.8 1192 219 276 229

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 29 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 73 1022.2 1046 927 53.0 -0.4 790 701 53.0 -1.2 10.0 90.8 100.8 53.7 46.3
2008-09 30 2 Teams NHL 80 1008 992 50.4 2.5 764 766 49.9 2.2 8.3 91.8 100.1 51.5 48.5
2008-09 30 Edmonton Oilers NHL 63 819.5 751 758 49.8 2.3 569 581 49.5 2.2 7.8 91.8 99.6 53.2 46.8
2008-09 30 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 17 250.0 257 234 52.3 3.0 195 185 51.3 2.0 9.9 91.9 101.8 46.0 54.0
2009-10 31 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 40 533.0 491 599 45.0 -5.8 368 451 44.9 -3.8 8.2 90.4 98.6 51.4 48.6
2010-11 32 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 1141.0 1160 1251 48.1 -1.5 855 991 46.3 -2.6 9.7 91.6 101.3 49.3 50.7
2011-12 33 Montreal Canadiens NHL 82 1215.3 1241 1156 51.8 5.0 896 843 51.5 5.5 10.1 91.3 101.4 51.5 48.5
2012-13 34 2 Teams NHL 47 498 576 46.4 -2.9 347 431 44.6 -4.1 9.6 91.3 100.9 42.3 57.7
2012-13 34 Montreal Canadiens NHL 19 235.5 239 177 57.5 7.8 168 136 55.3 5.8 8.9 90.9 99.8 57.5 42.5
2012-13 34 Dallas Stars NHL 28 343.1 259 399 39.4 -9.7 179 295 37.8 -10.5 10.2 91.5 101.7 32.9 67.1
2013-14 35 Dallas Stars NHL 75 921.2 882 885 49.9 -2.3 648 662 49.5 -2.6 7.2 89.4 96.5 53.7 46.3
2014-15 36 2 Teams NHL 68 802 778 50.8 -0.4 603 572 51.3 0.0 9.9 91.7 101.7 58.1 41.9
2014-15 36 Dallas Stars NHL 57 691.0 680 685 49.8 -1.3 498 500 49.9 -1.8 10.0 92.3 102.4 56.1 43.9
2014-15 36 Detroit Red Wings NHL 11 131.9 122 93 56.7 5.3 105 72 59.3 10.2 9.5 87.9 97.4 68.1 31.9
4 yrs NHL 73 2946.1 2954 3011 49.5 -1.5 2208 2328 48.7 -1.9 9.6 91.2 100.7 50.9 49.1
3 yrs NHL 57 1955.2 1821 1969 48.0 -3.1 1325 1457 47.6 -3.7 8.6 90.9 99.5 50.5 49.5
2 yrs NHL 82 1450.9 1480 1333 52.6 5.2 1064 979 52.1 5.3 10.0 91.3 101.2 52.5 47.5
3 yrs NHL 68 2308 2346 49.6 -0.3 1714 1769 49.2 -0.6 9.1 91.7 100.8 51.4 48.6
Career NHL 57 7303.6 9436 9510 49.8 -0.3 6985 7186 49.3 -0.6 9.2 91.3 100.5 51.6 48.4

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2001-02 23 CAR NHL 81 15 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 11 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 16 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 24 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 24 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 19 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 16 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 11 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 5 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 7 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 21 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 26 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 6 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 2 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 3 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 12 0.21 0.17 0.39 0.16 0.27 1.85 18 14 32 14 47 15 51 2 -17 1.9 0.4 2.3
2014-15 36 TOT NHL 68 16 0.31 0.26 0.57 0.24 0.21 1.79 23 19 42 18 53 11 43 4 2 4.0 1.0 5.0
2014-15 36 DAL NHL 57 14 0.32 0.26 0.58 0.24 0.25 1.72 20 16 36 15 42 7 34 4 4 3.5 0.9 4.4
2014-15 36 DET NHL 11 2 0.27 0.27 0.55 0.22 0.00 2.18 3 3 6 2 11 4 9 0 -2 0.6 0.1 0.7
9 yrs CAR NHL 557 143 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
3 yrs DAL NHL 160 29 0.25 0.18 0.43 0.18 0.28 1.76 50 32 82 36 110 31 108 10 -20 5.5 1.5 6.9
2 yrs MTL NHL 101 29 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 DET NHL 11 2 0.27 0.27 0.55 0.22 0.00 2.18 3 3 6 2 11 4 9 0 -2 0.6 0.1 0.7
1 yr EDM NHL 63 11 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 892 215 0.30 0.30 0.60 0.24 0.74 2.30 298 286 584 241 846 257 681 86 -7 42.3 16.6 59.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2001-02 23 CAR NHL 23 6 3 9 -2 30 5 1 0 1 68 8.8 425 18:27
2005-06 27 CAR NHL SC 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 31 15:29
2008-09 30 CAR NHL 18 0 5 5 -5 22 0 0 0 0 32 0.0 56 311 17:17 3 0 100.0 76 3 5 7
2013-14 35 DAL NHL 3 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 30 9:51 0 0 6 0 0 2
Career NHL 1 46 6 8 14 -11 54 5 1 0 1 105 5.7 131 796 17:19 3 0 100.0 82 3 5 9

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 30 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 18 243.7 255 225 53.1 0.3 174 166 51.2 -4.3 6.4 89.8 96.2 53.5 46.5
2013-14 35 Dallas Stars NHL 3 28.9 29 36 44.6 -2.1 22 25 46.8 -7.7 6.7 80.0 86.7 61.9 38.1
Career NHL 18 272.5 284 261 52.1 0.1 196 191 50.6 -4.7 6.4 88.4 94.9 54.5 45.5

Other Regular Season

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

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- 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 2014-15)
Thru 13 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Erik Cole 9.0 7.4 7.1 5.9 5.3 5.0 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.3 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 5.0 4.5 3.6 3.5 3.2 2.3 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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