Arvīds Reķis

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Arvīds Reķis
Arvids Rekis 2008.jpg
Born (1979-01-01) January 1, 1979 (age 35)
Jūrmala, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Augsburger Panther
Erie Otters
Peoria Rivermen
Worcester IceCats
Augsburger Panther
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
Dinamo Riga
National team  Latvia
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2000–present

Arvīds Reķis (born January 1, 1979 in Jūrmala, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Latvian ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Augsburger Panther in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

He began his career playing junior level in North America, firstly in the United States Hockey League for the Dubuque Fighting Saints and then the Ontario Hockey League for the Erie Otters where he spent four seasons. In 2000, he joined the Indianapolis Ice of the Central Hockey League for their playoff campaign in which the Ice went on to win the Ray Miron President's Cup. He signed as a free-agent with the St. Louis Blues and was assigned to the ECHL for the Peoria Rivermen and also had a spell in the American Hockey League with the Worcester IceCats. He moved to the DEL in 2003 and remained there until the end of season 2009-10.

He has also represented the Latvia national ice hockey team in numerous Ice Hockey World Championships and the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Career statistics[edit]

Club statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Erie Otters OHL 65 5 19 24 101 5 1 2 3 2
1997–98 Erie Otters OHL 60 9 36 45 77 7 1 2 3 2
1998–99 Erie Otters OHL 60 5 29 34 66 5 1 1 2 0
1998–99 HK Liepājas Metalurgs East European league
1999–2000 Erie Otters OHL 57 6 29 35 93
1999–2000 Indianapolis Ice CHL 4 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 64 12 21 33 99 12 4 3 7 20
2001–02 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 43 10 17 27 32
2001–02 Worcester IceCats AHL 18 0 3 3 8
2002–03 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 57 4 19 23 56 4 0 2 2 2
2003–04 Augsburger Panther DEL 46 5 15 20 81
2004–05 Augsburger Panther DEL 45 5 10 15 44 4 0 1 1 6
2005–06 Augsburger Panther DEL 51 5 10 15 52
2005–06 HK Riga 2000 BHL 5 0 0 0 8
2006–07 Augsburger Panther DEL 36 3 7 10 62
2007–08 Augsburger Panther DEL 54 5 10 15 88 —- -
2008–09 Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams DEL 50 11 12 23 106 6 2 3 5 6
2009–10 Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams DEL 53 0 11 11 62 7 0 1 1 6
2010–11 Dinamo Riga KHL 51 2 4 6 57 -- -- -- -- --

National team statistics

   
Year Team League GP G A Pts PIM
1995 Latvia Europe Junior Championship Div. C 5 3 2 5 8
1999 Latvia World Junior Championship Div. B 6 2 2 4 8
2003 Latvia World Championship Div. A 6 0 0 0 4
2004 Latvia World Championship Div. A 7 1 1 2 12
2005 Latvia Olympic Qualification 3 0 0 0 0
2006 Latvia Olympic Games 5 0 0 0 6
2006 Latvia World Championship Div. A 6 1 0 1 4
2007 Latvia World Championship Div. A 4 0 0 0 2
2008 Latvia World Championship Div. B 6 0 0 0 10
2010 Latvia Olympic Games 4 0 0 0 10
2010 Latvia World Championship Div. B 6 1 0 1 2
2010 Latvia World Championship Div. B 6 0 2 2 10

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