The premier representation and management agency of professional hockey athletes.

Previous Player Next Player

NHL PLAYER, Erik Cernak


Born May 28, 1997 -- Kosice, Slovakia
Selected by Los Angeles Kings round 2 #43 overall 2015 NHL Entry Draft

Erik Cernak currently plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL. He was selected 43rd overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2015 NHL Draft. The Slovakian-born defenseman made his NHL debut in 2018 for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and has since gone on to win two Stanley Cups for the club. In 171 regular season games, Cernak has registered 46 points and a +46 rating. He was excellent in the Lightning’s latest Stanley Cup run, tallying 11 points (1 goal, 10 assists) and a +12 rating in 21 games played.



Lightning Lock Up Cirelli & Cernak with new 8-Year Deals July 14, 2022 - NHL

Anthony Cirelli and the Tampa Bay Lightning came to terms on an eight-year, $50 million contract extension on Wednesday. The 24-year-old forward had 43 points (17 goals, 26 assists) in 76 appearances in the 2021/22 season with the Lightning.

Teammate Eric Cernak also agreed to a new 8-year contract extension worth $41.6 million. The 25-year-old defenseman had 13 points (one goal, 12 assists) in 55 games for the Lightning in 2021/22.

Both players played integral roles en route to winning back-to-back Stanley Cups with the organization in the 2019/20 and 2020/21 NHL seasons.

Source: NHL

The Tampa Bay Lightning win Stanley Cup July 08, 2021

The Tampa Bay Lightning were crowned Stanley Cup Champions last night - hoisting the trophy for the second consecutive season.   

Congratulations to Newport clients Steven Stamkos, Ondrej Palat, Anthony Cirelli, Erik Cernak, Ben Thomas & Fredrik Claesson.   

The Lightning will looked to defend their title for a 3rd straight year in 2021/22.

Tampa Bay wins in 6 games over Dallas September 28, 2020

The Tampa Bay Lightning were crowned Stanley Cup champions on Monday night, defeating the Dallas Stars 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. It was the culmination of one of the most unique and memorable NHL playoffs in history. Congratulations to Newport clients Steven Stamkos, Ondrej Palat, Anthony Cirelli & Erik Cernak on their incredible accomplishment.