John Erskine
John Erskine
Washington Capitals - Defenseman
NUMBER: 4
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
WEIGHT: 220
Shoots: Left
BIRTHDATE: 06/26/1980
AGE: 33
BIRTHPLACE: Kingston, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: DAL: 1998-39 overall

TEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPSHGWG
REGULAR SEASON
WSH 734711 1 94001
PLAYOFFS
WSH 9112 1 6000
GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
REGULAR SEASON
491 15 39 54 -17 865 0 0 2
PLAYOFFS
39 1 6 7 -2 32 0 0 0
OHL First All-Star Team (2000) Missed majority of 2003-04 due to ankle (December 27, 2003 vs. Columbus) and hernia (January 24, 2004 vs. St. Louis) injuries. 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. Signed as a free agent by Washington, September 14, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to foot (December 16, 2006 vs. Philadelphia) and thumb (March 9, 2007 vs. Carolina) injuries. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to various injuries and as a healthy reserve.