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Eric Cairns
Eric Cairns
Defenseman
Number: 29
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 243
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 27, 1974
Birthplace: Oakville, ON, Canada
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
Drafted: NYR / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (72nd overall)


Claimed on waivers by NY Islanders from NY Rangers, December 22, 1998. Loaned to Providence (AHL) by NY Islanders, October 6, 1999 and recalled October 13, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 5, 2004. Signed as a free agent by London (Britain), November 1, 2004. Traded to Pittsburgh by Florida for Pittsburgh's 6th round choice (Peter Aston) in 2006 Entry Draft, January 18, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 season and entire 2007-08 due to post-concussion symptoms.