Erik Baskin

Erik  Baskin


Minnetonka, Minn.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195


Last Team:
Aberdeen Wings (NAHL)


Fifteen Falcons named to Atlantic Hockey all-academic team

A school-record 15 Falcons honored for their work in the classroom


14 Falcons named AHC all-academic

A school-record 14 Falcons were honored for their excellence off the ice


Erik Baskin named AHC Player of the Week

Sophomore winger had four goals and an assist as Air Force swept AIC last weekend


Baskin and Kopacka earn Atlantic Hockey weekly awards

Freshmen helped lead Air Force to a sweep of AIC, Feb. 13-14


Air Force and Holy Cross skate to 1-1 OT tie

Chris Truehl made 37 saves and Erik Baskin scored power-play goal for Falcons

2016-17 (Junior)

Named academic all-conference … One of five Falcons to play in all 42 games … Tied for third on the team with 11 goals and was sixth with 23 points … Three power-play goals, two short-handed goals and a game-winner … Was a +3 and blocked 22 shots … 18 points and was a +7 in conference games … Two points (1-1-2) in the win over Niagara, Dec. 10 … Two goals in the win over Mercyhurst, Jan. 7 … Three points (1-2-3) in the win over RIT, Feb. 18 … Two assists in the win over Sacred Heart, Feb. 24.

2015-16 (Sophomore)

Played in 35 games and tied for second on the team in goals (12) and fourth in points (24) ...  +8  tied for the fifth best on the team ... Had two power-play goals and two game-winners ...  Four goals and an assist in a series sweep of AIC ... Tied his career high with two goals in the win over Niagara (Jan. 23) ... Career-best three assists against Robert Morris ... Also had two goals against Niagara ( Feb. 26)  ... Named academic all-conference.


2014-15 (Freshman)

Played in 29 games, missing 12 games due to injury ... Co-recipient of the John Matchefts Award as the team’s freshman of the year ... Fifth on the team with 19 points (10-9-19) despite missing more than one-quarter of the season ... 10 goals tied for fourth on the team ... Four power-play goals and one game-winner ... 13 points came in conference games ... First career point was a goal in his first career game against Mercyhurst ... Career-best two goals in the win over AIC, Jan. 24 ... Scored a point in seven straight games late in the season ... Tied his career high with two goals and had a career best three points in the win over AIC, Feb. 13.


Before Air Force

Played 113 games over two seasons with the Aberdeen Wings of the NAHL … In 2012-13, had 25 points (15-10-25) … In 2013-14,  had 37 points on 21 goals and 16 assists … His 21 goals were tied for second on the team while his 37 points were seventh … Tied for the team lead with five game-winners and tied for second on the team with nine power-play goals.



Member of Cadet Squadron 9 ... Parents are Peter and Ann Baskin ... Has one sister ... Major is economics ... This past summer, worked Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training, teaching care of the basic’s and accountability ... Is the athletic officer  in his squadron ... On the dean’s list every semester and the commandant’s and athletic’s list once each ...  Is the community service chairman of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) … Long-term goal is to become a hospital administrator … Greatest individual moment and team moments in sports were winning the Atlantic Hockey title last season …Hometown is known for Tonka trucks and Minnetonka moccasins, both named after Lake Minnetonka … Something not many people know about him is that he enjoys wake surfing ... Credits his parents as having the greatest influence on his sports career … Has worn the number 27 since junior hockey ... Favorite sport other than hockey is golf  ... Grandfather, Norm Midthun, served in the Norwegian Air Force ... Grandfather, Mark Baskin, served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War ... Hobbies are playing golf and reading … Started playing hockey at the age of five ... Favorite NHL team is the Pittsburgh Penguins ... Favorite player is Sidney Crosby.


2014-15 29 10 9 19 4-8 39 4 0 1
2015-16 35 12 12 24 8-27 76 2 0 2
2016-17 42 11 12 23 7-14 104 3 2 1
Career 106 33 33 66 19-49 219 9 2 4
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