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LA Kings 43rd overall pick Defenseman Erik Černák

by Staff Writer / Los Angeles Kings

Erik Cernak

European Skater - Kosice, SLOVAKIA



Final Rank: 16 Midterm Rank: 24
Position: Defenseman Shoots: Right
Height: 6' 4" Weight: 207
Born: May 28, 1997 Hometown: Kosice, Slovakia
Born in: Kosice, SVK
Drafted: 2015: LAK (2nd Round / 43rd Overall) 


• A big, strong defenseman, Cernak skated for Kosice in Slovakia’s top league in 2014-15, registering 5-8—13 in 43 games.

• Cernak is a two-time league champion in Slovakia. He was a member of Kosice’s championship teams in back-to-back seasons (2013-14 and 2014-15).

• A regular on international teams, Cernak earned a bronze medal representing Slovakia at the 2015 World Junior Championship, was named a Top Three Player on his team at both the 2013 and 2014 Under-18 World Championships and served as an alternate captain at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

STATISTICS

SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A P PIM
2012-2013 BRATISLAVA JR. SLOVAKIA-JR. 30 4 6 10 18
2013-2014 KOSICE SLOVAKIA 13 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 KOSICE JR. SLOVAKIA-JR. 8 1 3 4 16
2013-2014 SLOVAKIA U20 SLOVAKIA 20 2 1 3 2
2013-2014 SVK (2014 IIHF U18 World Championship) ITLTOUR 5 0 0 0 6
2013-2014 SVK (2014 World Junior Championship) ITLTOUR 5 0 0 0 4
2014-2015 KOSICE SLOVAKIA 43 5 8 13 16
2014-2015 SLOVAKIA (2015 WJC Championships) ITLTOUR 6 0 2 2 4
2014-2015 SVK U20 (4 Nations tournament in Fussen 2014) ITLTOUR 3 2 1 3 8
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