Luke Erickson

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Luke Erickson
Born December 24, 1982
Roseau, MN, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 161 lb (73 kg; 11 st 7 lb)
Position Center
Shot Right
Played for Gwinnett Gladiators
Pensacola Ice Pilots
Alaska Aces
Rapid City Rush
Arizona Sundogs
Playing career 2007–2012

Luke Erickson (born December 24, 1982 in Roseau, Minnesota) is an American former professional ice hockey center who played in the Central Hockey League (CHL) and ECHL.

Playing career[edit]

Erickson started his career in the United States Hockey League (USHL) in the 2001–02 season, playing for the Lincoln Stars. In the middle of his second season with the Stars, he was traded to the Topeka Scarecrows. Luke attended Bemidji State University for four seasons beginning in 2003–04. At the conclusion of his college career, he signed with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL, where he played for 11 games at the remainder of the 2006–07 season. He then signed with the Pensacola Ice Pilots of the ECHL for the 2007-2008 season and the Alaska Aces, also of the ECHL, for the 2008-2009 season. He then signed with the Rapid City Rush of the CHL for the 2009-2010 season. On November 12, 2010, he was traded by Rapid City to the Arizona Sundogs.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Lincoln Stars USHL 61 23 24 47 44 4 0 2 2 0
2002–03 Lincoln Stars USHL 15 6 8 14 12 - - - - -
2002–03 Topeka ScareCrows USHL 49 25 32 57 60 4 1 0 1 4
2003–04 Bemidji State University CHA 35 12 20 32 29
2004–05 Bemidji State University CHA 35 11 27 38 42
2005-06 Bemidji State University CHA 37 16 19 35 42
2006–07 Bemidji State University CHA 18 13 3 16 12
2006–07 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 11 3 3 6 8 - - - - -
2007–08 Pensacola Ice Pilots ECHL 70 15 16 31 32 - - - - -
2008–09 Alaska Aces ECHL 68 21 34 55 75 21 5 3 8 8
2009–10 Rapid City Rush CHL 48 15 22 37 13 - - - - -
2010–11 Rapid City Rush CHL 6 2 2 4 0 - - - - -
2010–11 Arizona Sundogs CHL 11 7 8 15 10 - - - - -

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-CHA Rookie Team 2003–04
All-CHA First Team 2005–06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sundogs Acquire Erickson from Rapid City". Arizona Sundogs. 2010-11-12. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Scott Munroe
CHA Rookie of the Year
2003-04
Succeeded by
Stavros Paskaris