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Aut Erickson

Aut Erickson

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: January 25, 1938
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Lethbridge, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 188
Shoots: Left
WCJHL First All-Star Team (1956) SJHL First All-Star Team (1957, 1958) WHL Second All-Star Team (1967) Claimed by Chicago from Saskatoon-St. Paul (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 3, 1958. Claimed by Boston from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 10, 1959. Claimed by Chicago from Boston in Intra-League Draft, June 13, 1961. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Ron Murphy for John Miszuk, Art Stratton and Ian Cushenan, June 9, 1964. Traded to Toronto by Detroit with Marcel Pronovost, Larry Jeffrey, Eddie Joyal and Lowell MacDonald for Billy Harris, Gary Jarrett and Andy Bathgate, May 20, 1965. Claimed by California (Oakland) from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Underwent career-ending spinal fusion surgery, January, 1970.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level