Washington Capitals

 
John Erskine
current status: Upper body injury, injured reserve
Birth Date:June 26, 1980 (34 years old)
Place of Birth:Kingston, Ont.
Shoots:L
Experience:12 years
Drafted:Drafted by Dallas in 1998 (2/39).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2006.
Scouting Report
Assets: Loves to play a physical game from behind the blueline. Keeps things simple and knows his limitations. Is a willing pugilist and solid team player.
Flaws: Has extremely limited offensive acumen. His skating ability is also rather suspect. Tends to struggle when lined up against shifty forwards. Injuries have become a real issue.
Career Potential: Physical depth defenseman, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team 1999-00
OHL Max Kaminsky Trophy 1999-00
OHL First All-Star Team 1999-00

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