|Assets:||Has a good frame (6-2, 200 pounds), fairly decent instincts for the game and solid bloodlines. Displays some all-round game and the ability to log big minutes at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Is woefully inconsistent, especially in the National Hockey League. Also, he could stand to play with more of an edge to his game to maximize output at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Depth defenseman.|
|5/20/2016||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|10/21/2015||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|10/16/2015||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|10/15/2015||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|10/05/2015||Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|7/01/2015||Acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|6/23/2015||Re-signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a one-year contract.|
|3/07/2015||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|3/01/2015||Claimed off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|2/28/2015||Placed on waivers by the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|2/26/2015||Missed 7 games (lower body injury).|
|2/11/2015||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/14/2014||Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.|
|7/15/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||Columbus Blue Jackets tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/11/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|3/24/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|2/08/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|2/02/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|1/30/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|1/26/2014||Recalled from the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|1/02/2014||Assigned to the Springfield Falcons (AHL).|
|12/09/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|11/29/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|11/17/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|10/11/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|4/17/2013||Missed 8 games (upper body injury).|
|3/31/2013||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|1/30/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|1/12/2013||Recalled from Springfield (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Springfield (AHL).|
|7/23/2012||Acquired from the New York Rangers.|
|5/14/2012||Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).|
|3/29/2012||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|3/17/2012||Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).|
|12/29/2011||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|12/19/2011||Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).|
|12/16/2011||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|12/14/2011||Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).|
|10/29/2011||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|10/05/2011||Recalled from Connecticut (AHL).|
|10/01/2011||Assigned to Connecticut (AHL).|
|6/01/2011||Signed by the New York Rangers to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/01/2011||Acquired from the Calgary Flames.|
|7/01/2015||Toronto Maple Leafs traded Phil Kessel, Tim Erixon, Tyler Biggs and a 2nd round selection in 2016 to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Nick Spaling, Kasperi Kapanen, Scott Harrington, a 1st and a 3rd round selections in 2016.|
|3/01/2015||Claimed by the Toronto Maple Leafs off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|12/14/2014||Columbus Blue Jackets traded Tim Erixon to the Chicago Blackhawks for Jeremy Morin.|
|7/23/2012||Columbus Blue Jackets traded Rick Nash, Steve Delisle and a conditional 3rd round selection to the New York Rangers for Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon and a 1st round selection in 2013.|
|6/01/2011||New York Rangers traded Roman Horak and two second-round draft picks in 2011 to the Calgary Flames for the rights to Tim Erixon and a fifth-round draft pick in 2011.|
|6/26/2009||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round (23rd overall) in 2009.|
| 10/21/2015 11:22 AM
NewsErixon was sent to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Wednesday, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
| 10/16/2015 5:41 PM
NewsThe Penguins have recalled Erixon from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
| 10/15/2015 5:15 PM
NewsThe Penguins assigned Erixon to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday.
| 09/22/2015 11:46 AM
NewsErixon missed Tuesday's practice due to an undisclosed injury, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
| 07/01/2015 2:22 PM
NewsErixon was traded Wednesday to the Penguins along with forwards Phil Kessel and Tyler Biggs and a 2016 second-round draft pick in exchange for forwards Nick Spaling and Kasperi Kapanen, defenseman Scott Harrington, and first- and third-round draft picks in 2016, Sportsnet.ca reports.
Tim Erixon has a one-way contract | 07/16/2014 9:41 AM
NewsTim Erixon's recently signed one-year contract with Columbus is a one-way deal.
ImpactThat significantly increases Erixon's chances of spending the entire 2014-15 season with the Blue Jackets. That being said, it wouldn't be shocking if he ends up serving primarily as the team's seventh defenseman and consequently spends a fair amount of time in the press box. He had five goals and 38 points in 40 AHL contests in 2013-14.
Columbus agrees to terms with Tim Erixon | 07/15/2014 4:06 PM
NewsTim Erixon has agreed to a one-year deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
ImpactErixon had five goals and 33 assists in 40 AHL games in 2013-14. He's worth keeping an eye on as he has a fair chance of making the Blue Jackets' opening game roster.
Report: Tim Erixon is close to re-signing | 07/09/2014 9:34 AM
NewsTim Erixon is reportedly close to re-signing with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
ImpactErixon had five goals and 33 points in 36 AHL games in 2013-14. The restricted free agent will probably end up with a two-way contract.
CBJ demotes Tim Erixon | 04/11/2014 2:10 PM
NewsTim Erixon has been returned to AHL Springfield.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactErixon has five goals and 33 points in 36 AHL games this season. He also has played in two games with Columbus, but he was held off the scoresheet in both contests.
Tim Erixon will play in AHL over break | 02/08/2014 12:47 PM
NewsTim Erixon has been reassigned to the minors.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactHe will continue to play in the AHL during the Olympic break. Erixon has skated in two games this season with Columbus.
Tim Erixon recalled from the minors | 02/03/2014 6:46 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets recalled Tim Erixon from the minors on Sunday.
ImpactErixon was recalled last week and sent back to the minors before getting recalled once again. It appears that the flu is making its way through the Columbus dressing room and the move was a precautionary one as the Blue Jackets are on the West Coast this week and a possible recall might take too much time.
Blue Jackets recall Tim Erixon from minors | 01/27/2014 6:30 AM
NewsThe Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Tim Erixon from the minors.
ImpactErixon has been scoring in the minors as he had four goals and 23 points in 25 games for Springfield of the AHL. He was pointless in two NHL games earlier this season. The former first round pick of the Calgary Flames in 2009 is on the verge of cracking the Columbus lineup.
Jackets recall Tim Erixon, he won't play Mon. | 12/09/2013 4:36 PM
NewsTim Erixon will be a healthy scratch Monday night after he was called up from the minors in the morning.
ImpactDavid Savard will take James Wisniewski's spot in the Jackets' lineup against Pittsburgh.
Tim Erixon heads back to the AHL | 11/29/2013 11:33 AM
NewsTim Erixon has been sent down to the minors by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
ImpactErixon was with Columbus for nearly two weeks and only ended up playing in one contest. He had a plus-one rating and logged 18:05 minutes of ice time on Nov. 22.
Defenseman Tim Erixon called up by Jackets | 11/18/2013 8:45 AM
NewsAfter their 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday, the Columbus Blue Jackets recalled defenseman Tim Erixon.
ImpactErixon, assigned to Springfield on Oct. 11, has 3-10-13 and a plus-4 rating with the Falcons. He leads the team in points and assists.
Tim Erixon excelling in the minors | 10/14/2013 5:57 AM
NewsDefenseman Tim Erixon had a goal and five points in two weekend games in the minors.
ImpactErixon was the Blue Jackets eighth defenseman out of training camp and instead of having him hang around as a healthy scratch, Columbus sent him to the minors on Friday and he exploded offensively on the weekend. He should be back soon with the big club especially when injuries start to take their toll with the Blue Jackets.
Tim Erixon returns to the AHL | 10/11/2013 6:30 PM
NewsTim Erixon has been sent down to the minors.
ImpactThis move isn't surprising as Erixon had been serving as a healthy scratch. The 22-year-old should get an opportunity to play regularly with AHL Springfield.
Tim Erixon a healthy scratch Saturday | 10/06/2013 7:55 AM
NewsTim Erixon was a healthy scratch Saturday for the second game in a row.
ImpactErixon was picked up in the Rick Nash trade during the 2012 off-season. Just an FYI in case you were wondering what happened to him.
Tim Erixon will draw back into lineup Weds. | 04/17/2013 5:51 PM
NewsTim Erixon will dress Wednesday night versus Anaheim.
ImpactHe will take Adrian Aucoin's place on the Jackets' third defense pairing with James Wisniewski. Aucoin won't play due to a lower-body injury. Erixon hasn't played since March 29 because of an upper-body aiment.
Tim Erixon could return Tuesday | 04/09/2013 8:40 AM
NewsTim Erixon (upper body) and Nikita Nikitin (upper body) could return to action on Tuesday.
ImpactJust an FYI.
Tim Erixon practices, does not play Sunday | 04/08/2013 7:08 AM
NewsTim Erixon (upper body) practiced on Sunday but was unable to go against the Wild.
ImpactErixon was injured 10 days ago against the Flames and is hoping to be ready to go on Tuesday. The 22-year-old defenseman has five assists in 25 games this season and isn't very valuable outside of keeper leagues.
Tim Erixon remains unavailable due to injury | 04/02/2013 1:39 PM
NewsTim Erixon (upper body) will not be available to practice Wednesday.
Blue Jackets on Twitter
ImpactErixon was hurt during Friday's game against the Flames. The Jackets are calling him day-to-day for now and not much else is known about the injury. The 22-year-old defenseman has five assists in 25 games this season and isn't very valuable outside of keeper leagues.
Erixon exists Friday's game early | 03/30/2013 8:51 AM
NewsBlue Jacket defenseman Tim Erixon sustained an undisclosed injury in Friday night's 6-4 win over Calgary.
ImpactHe left the game after only seven shifts. Consider Erixon day-to-day until more is known about the severity of his injury.
Tim Erixon leaves with upper-body injury | 03/29/2013 10:52 PM
NewsTim Erixon suffered an upper-body injury Friday night.
Blue Jackets on Twitter
ImpactThe 22-year-old defenseman played just 4:58 before leaving the game. Erixon was just finally getting his first long look in the NHL, so hopefully this doesn't end up being too serious. He has five assists in 25 games on the season.
Tim Erixon logs 20:29 minutes while sick | 03/08/2013 9:57 AM
NewsTim Erixon played through an illness on Thursday.
ImpactErixon didn't complete the Blue Jackets' morning skate due to the sickness. All the same, he blocked five shots and was on the ice for 20:29 minutes in Columbus' 2-1 overtime win.
Jackets recall defenseman Tim Erixon | 01/30/2013 7:10 PM
NewsColumbus has called up defenseman Tim Erixon.
ImpactHe may play on Thursday night in his Columbus debut after Adrian Aucoin and Nikita Nikitin were banged up in Tuesday's loss to Minnesota. Although it isn't clear who will sit out. Erixon was acquired as part of the trade that sent former captain Rick Nash to the New York Rangers.
Blue Jackets demote Tim Erixon | 01/17/2013 1:27 PM
NewsTim Erixon didn't make the Columbus Blue Jackets' opening game roster.
Aaron Portzline on Twitter
ImpactErixon has four goals and 24 points in 34 AHL games this season. He might still get a shot with the Blue Jackets before the season's over.
Tim Erixon Recalled from Springfield (AHL) | 01/14/2013 11:34 PM
NewsTim Erixon has been recalled from Springfield of the AHL and is attending the Blue Jackets' training camp this week.
ImpactErixon was one of the key pieces involved in the Rick Nash trade and Columbus has very high hopes for him. He spent the lockout with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL.
|5/26/2016||Pit||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|5/24/2016||Pit||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|5/22/2016||Pit||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|5/20/2016||Pit||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/20/2015||Pit||Fla||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/17/2015||Pit||Tor||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/13/2015||Pit||Mtl||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/10/2015||Pit||Ari||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/08/2015||Pit||Dal||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||45||5||25||30||-||90||-||-||-||-||-||0.67|
|Assists||5||2 times-last: 2014-15 (CBJ/Chi/Tor)|
|Penalty Minutes||14||2 times-last: 2014-15 (CBJ/Chi/Tor)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2014-15 (CBJ/Chi/Tor)|
Subscribe to The Hockey News magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now