30 October 1977 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||222 lb (101 kg; 15 st 12 lb)|
HC Sibir Novosibirsk
|NHL Draft||216th overall, 1996
Ivan Čiernik (born October 30, 1977) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player, currently playing for the Augsburger Panther of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He has previously played in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Čiernik was drafted as 216th overall in 1996 by the Ottawa Senators. He has played for the Washington Capitals and played a total of 89 regular season NHL games, scoring 12 goals and 14 assists. He has also played for Kölner Haie of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) and for Sibir Novosibirsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
The following season, Čiernik returned to the DEL signing a contract with his third German club, the Hannover Scorpions on July 9, 2012. After one season, with the Scorpions ceasing participation in the DEL, Čiernik left to sign a one-year contract with Augsburger Panther on July 5, 2013.
- "Ivan Ciernik commits to Kolner". Kölner Haie. 2010-07-13. Retrieved 2010-07-13.
- "Nytt NHL-meriterat nyförvärv till Malmö" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-07-22.
- "Scorpions have new look" (in German). Hannover Scorpions. 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
- "Ivan Ciernik is a Panther" (in German). Augsburger Panther. 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
- Ivan Čiernik's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Ivan Čiernik's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Ivan Čiernik's career statistics at EliteProspects.com Note that this site incorrectly says 196 lbs
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