John Erskine

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-4 (193 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs. (100 kg)

Born: June 26, 1980 in Kingston, Ontario
Draft: Dallas, 2nd round (39th overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: London Knights

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 21 DAL NHL 33 0 1 1 -8 62 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 0.0 354 10:44
2002-03 22 DAL NHL 16 2 0 2 1 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 16.7 172 10:45
2003-04 23 DAL NHL 32 0 1 1 -9 84 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 23 0.0 403 12:36
2005-06 25 TOT NHL 60 1 0 1 -15 161 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 3.1 783 13:03
2005-06 25 DAL NHL 26 0 0 0 -3 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 286 10:00
2005-06 25 NYI NHL 34 1 0 1 -12 99 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 4.3 497 14:37
2006-07 26 WSH NHL 29 1 6 7 -13 69 1 0 0 0 4 1 1 14 7.1 523 18:03
2007-08 27 WSH NHL 51 2 7 9 1 96 2 0 0 1 6 0 1 48 4.2 108 801 15:43 0 0 102 60 20 35
2008-09 28 WSH NHL 52 0 4 4 1 63 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 50 0.0 128 873 16:48 0 0 128 76 9 29
2009-10 29 WSH NHL 50 1 5 6 16 66 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 50 2.0 107 799 15:59 0 0 107 77 11 37
2010-11 30 WSH NHL 73 4 7 11 1 94 4 0 0 1 7 0 0 58 6.9 123 1083 14:50 0 0 165 120 11 37
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 28 0 2 2 3 51 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 20 0.0 41 339 12:06 0 0 39 27 4 8
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 30 3 3 6 10 34 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 32 9.4 68 554 18:28 0 0 91 62 4 28
2013-14 33 WSH NHL 37 1 3 4 -5 56 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 38 2.6 77 577 15:36 0 0 64 66 4 12
8 yrs WSH NHL 350 12 37 49 14 529 12 0 0 2 32 1 4 310 3.9 666 5549 15:51 0 0 696 488 63 186
4 yrs DAL NHL 107 2 2 4 -19 237 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 60 3.3 1215 11:22
1 yr NYI NHL 34 1 0 1 -12 99 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 4.3 497 14:37
Career NHL 491 15 39 54 -17 865 15 0 0 2 34 1 4 393 3.8 749 7262 14:47 0 0 696 488 63 186

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 27 Washington Capitals NHL 51 679.3 627 594 51.4 -7.7 452 442 50.6 -8.7 7.8 92.0 99.8 57.1 42.9
2008-09 28 Washington Capitals NHL 52 781.4 767 689 52.7 -4.6 580 506 53.4 -2.3 5.8 93.8 99.6 51.3 48.7
2009-10 29 Washington Capitals NHL 50 721.0 705 688 50.6 -5.9 504 507 49.9 -4.8 9.9 94.2 104.1 48.7 51.3
2010-11 30 Washington Capitals NHL 73 964.3 907 916 49.8 -1.8 668 650 50.7 -0.5 7.0 92.3 99.3 51.8 48.2
2011-12 31 Washington Capitals NHL 28 321.8 272 291 48.3 2.9 204 224 47.7 2.0 7.7 94.6 102.3 54.9 45.1
2012-13 32 Washington Capitals NHL 30 482.4 417 505 45.2 -3.7 308 344 47.2 -3.4 11.2 94.3 105.4 44.6 55.4
2013-14 33 Washington Capitals NHL 37 498.6 420 502 45.6 -4.1 299 372 44.6 -4.6 9.5 90.3 99.8 47.7 52.3
Career NHL 51 4448.8 4115 4185 49.6 -4.0 3015 3045 49.8 -3.4 8.1 93.0 101.1 50.9 49.1

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 21 DAL NHL 33 0 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.01 1.88 0.48 0 1 1 0 6 0 15 1 -8 -0.3 0.1 -0.1
2002-03 22 DAL NHL 16 1 0.13 0.00 0.13 0.07 1.81 0.75 2 0 2 1 6 0 5 0 1 0.3 0.4 0.7
2003-04 23 DAL NHL 32 0 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.01 2.63 0.72 0 1 1 0 7 0 16 0 -9 -0.3 0.3 0.0
2005-06 25 TOT NHL 60 1 0.02 0.00 0.02 0.01 2.68 0.53 1 0 1 1 22 0 57 20 -15 -0.7 0.7 -0.1
2005-06 25 DAL NHL 26 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.38 0.35 0 0 0 0 12 0 18 3 -3 -0.3 0.5 0.1
2005-06 25 NYI NHL 34 1 0.03 0.00 0.03 0.02 2.91 0.68 1 0 1 1 10 0 39 17 -12 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
2006-07 26 WSH NHL 29 2 0.03 0.21 0.24 0.08 2.38 0.48 1 6 7 2 20 1 43 11 -13 0.2 -0.1 0.1
2007-08 27 WSH NHL 51 3 0.04 0.14 0.18 0.06 1.88 0.94 2 7 9 3 28 1 37 11 1 0.3 1.5 1.8
2008-09 28 WSH NHL 52 1 0.00 0.08 0.08 0.02 1.21 0.96 0 4 4 1 25 0 32 8 1 -0.6 1.6 1.0
2009-10 29 WSH NHL 50 2 0.02 0.10 0.12 0.04 1.32 1.00 1 5 6 2 39 0 32 9 16 -0.2 2.0 1.8
2010-11 30 WSH NHL 73 4 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.06 1.29 0.79 4 7 11 4 36 0 41 6 1 0.4 2.6 3.0
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 28 1 0.00 0.07 0.07 0.02 1.82 0.71 0 2 2 1 12 0 9 0 3 -0.2 0.9 0.8
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 30 2 0.10 0.10 0.20 0.08 1.13 1.07 6 6 12 5 25 0 21 6 10 0.3 1.8 2.2
2013-14 33 WSH NHL 37 1 0.03 0.08 0.11 0.04 1.51 1.03 1 3 4 1 21 0 36 10 -5 -0.2 0.8 0.6
8 yrs WSH NHL 350 17 0.03 0.11 0.14 0.05 1.51 0.89 15 40 55 19 206 2 251 61 14 0.1 11.1 11.3
4 yrs DAL NHL 107 2 0.02 0.02 0.04 0.02 2.21 0.56 2 2 4 2 31 0 54 4 -19 -0.7 1.4 0.7
1 yr NYI NHL 34 1 0.03 0.00 0.03 0.02 2.91 0.68 1 0 1 1 10 0 39 17 -12 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
Career NHL 491 19 0.03 0.08 0.11 0.04 1.76 0.80 18 42 60 21 247 2 344 82 -17 -0.9 12.7 11.7

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
2007-08 27 WSH NHL 7 0 2 2 1 6 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 19 120 17:07 0 0 18 7 0 9
2008-09 28 WSH NHL 12 0 1 1 1 16 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 19 229 19:06 0 0 39 18 2 9
2010-11 30 WSH NHL 9 1 1 2 1 6 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 19 121 13:26 0 0 24 14 1 4
2011-12 31 WSH NHL 4 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 10 38 9:26 0 0 8 1 0 3
2012-13 32 WSH NHL 7 0 1 1 -4 4 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 23 136 19:27 0 0 20 21 0 4
Career NHL 39 1 6 7 -2 32 1 0 0 0 31 3.2 90 644 16:31 0 0 109 61 3 29

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%
2007-08 27 Washington Capitals NHL 7 102.2 99 92 51.8 0.6 64 68 48.5 -2.6 11.6 93.9 105.5 55.1 44.9
2008-09 28 Washington Capitals NHL 12 192.7 202 180 52.9 -0.7 145 138 51.2 -0.1 9.5 91.2 100.7 51.8 48.2
2010-11 30 Washington Capitals NHL 9 114.3 127 99 56.2 4.3 87 70 55.4 0.7 12.3 89.8 102.1 56.5 43.5
2011-12 31 Washington Capitals NHL 4 36.4 31 42 42.5 1.2 24 31 43.6 2.8 11.1 85.7 96.8 53.8 46.2
2012-13 32 Washington Capitals NHL 7 110.8 138 126 52.3 -5.8 92 89 50.8 -5.0 4.8 89.1 93.8 50.7 49.3
Career NHL 7 556.3 597 539 52.6 0.2 412 396 51.0 -0.7 9.4 90.5 99.9 53.5 46.5

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
1996-97 16 Quinte Hawks ON-Jr.A 48 4 16 20 241
1997-98 17 London Knights OHL 55 0 9 9 205
1998-99 18 London Knights OHL 57 8 12 20 21 208 4 4 0 2
1999-00 19 London Knights OHL 58 12 31 43 -17 177 5 6 1 3
2000-01 20 Utah Grizzlies IHL 77 1 8 9 -7 284 1 0 0 0 68 1.5
2001-02 21 Utah Grizzlies AHL 39 2 6 8 1 118 1 1 0 0
2002-03 22 Utah Grizzlies AHL 52 2 8 10 2 274 2 0 0 0 80 2.5
2003-04 23 Utah Grizzlies AHL 5 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0
2004-05 24 Houston Aeros AHL 61 3 7 10 -5 238 3 0 0 0
2005-06 25 Iowa Stars AHL 3 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
2006-07 26 Hershey Bears AHL 4 0 2 2 2 9 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
Career 6 Seasons AHL 164 7 23 30 2 663 6 1 0 0 87 2.3
Career 1 Season IHL 77 1 8 9 -7 284 1 0 0 0 68 1.5
Career 3 Seasons OHL 170 20 52 72 4 590 9 10 1 5
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 48 4 16 20 241

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1997-98 17 London Knights OHL 16 0 5 5 25
1998-99 18 London Knights OHL 25 5 10 15 38
2001-02 21 Utah Grizzlies AHL 3 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
2002-03 22 Utah Grizzlies AHL 1 0 1 1 -3 15 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2004-05 24 Houston Aeros AHL 5 0 1 1 20 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 9 0 2 2 -3 45 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 41 5 15 20 63

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
John Erskine 3.0 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Dean Chynoweth 88.4 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Bryan Muir 82.3 3.5 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Bill Plager 80.9 3.8 2.2 1.7 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0
David Hale 80.6 2.8 1.9 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.8
Garnet Exelby 80.6 2.5 2.2 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.3
Kurt Sauer 80.2 3.1 2.4 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.9 0.1
Brad Berry 79.0 3.1 2.7 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.1
Matt Walker 77.7 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.2
John Grisdale 76.3 3.5 2.3 2.2 1.3 1.0 0.1
Al Cameron 76.2 2.8 2.3 2.0 1.9 0.6 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
John Erskine 3.0 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Dean Chynoweth 88.4 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Bryan Muir 82.3 3.5 1.5 1.4 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Bill Plager 80.9 3.8 2.2 1.7 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0
David Hale 80.6 2.8 1.9 1.5 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.8
Garnet Exelby 80.6 2.5 2.2 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.3
Kurt Sauer 80.2 3.1 2.4 1.4 1.3 1.0 0.9 0.1
Brad Berry 79.0 3.1 2.7 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.1
Matt Walker 77.7 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.2
John Grisdale 76.3 3.5 2.3 2.2 1.3 1.0 0.1
Al Cameron 76.2 2.8 2.3 2.0 1.9 0.6 0.4

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

January 24, 2004: Missed majority of 2003-04 due to ankle (December 27, 2003 vs. Columbus) and hernia (January 24, 2004 vs. St. Louis) injuries.

January 10, 2005: Traded to NY Islanders by Dallas with Dallas' 2nd round choice (Jesse Joensuu) in 2006 Entry Draft for Janne Niinimaa and NY Islanders' 5th round choice (Ondrej Roman) in 2007 Entry Draft, January 10, 2005.

September 14, 2006: Signed as a free agent by Washington, September 14, 2006.

March 9, 2007: Missed majority of 2006-07 due to foot (December 16, 2006 vs. Philadelphia) and thumb (March 9, 2007 vs. Carolina) injuries.

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