Krišjānis Rēdlihs

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Krišjānis Rēdlihs
Krisjanis Redlihs 2008.jpg
Born (1981-01-15) January 15, 1981 (age 33)
Riga, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Dinamo Riga
HK Liepājas Metalurgs
Albany River Rats
Fribourg-Gottéron
Amur Khabarovsk
Linköping HC
Hamburg Freezers
National team  Latvia
NHL Draft 154th overall, 2002
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1998–present

Krišjānis Rēdlihs (born January 15, 1981 in Riga, Soviet Union) is a Latvian ice hockey player who currently plays as defenceman for Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Playing career[edit]

Krišjānis Rēdlihs started his playing career by playing for HK Liepājas Metalurgs in the Latvian hockey league and Eastern European Hockey League. In 2002, he unexpectedly made the Latvia men's national ice hockey team for 2002 Ice Hockey World Championships. Following the World Championships, Rēdlihs was drafted in 2002 NHL Entry Draft by New Jersey Devils, in the 5th round, 154th overall.[1] He has played for Albany River Rats, the AHL affiliate of New Jersey Devils since then. In 2006, Rēdlihs was briefly called up from Albany to New Jersey Devils but did not play for Devils. He has played for Latvian national team in three World Championships and 2006 Winter Olympics.

Krišjānis Rēdlihs has three brothers - two of them are also professional hockey players - Jēkabs Rēdlihs and Miķelis Rēdlihs.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998-99 HK Liepājas Metalurgs Latvia
1999–00 HK Liepājas Metalurgs Latvia 2 0 0 0 0
1999–00 HK Liepājas Metalurgs EEHL 12 1 3 4 0
2000–01 HK Liepājas Metalurgs Latvia 22 1 6 7
2000–01 HK Liepājas Metalurgs EEHL 27 2 2 4
2001–02 HK Liepājas Metalurgs EEHL 41 1 2 3 18
2001–02 HK Liepājas Metalurgs Latvia 17 0 8 8 6 3 2 2 4 0
2002–03 Albany River Rats AHL 61 1 9 10 20
2003–04 Albany River Rats AHL 66 9 10 19 16
2004–05 Albany River Rats AHL 46 0 10 10 12
2005–06 Albany River Rats AHL 66 3 21 24 30
2006–07 HC Fribourg-Gottéron Swiss 15 5 1 6 30
2006–07 Amur Khabarovsk RSL 29 1 4 5 18
2007–08 Linköpings HC SEL 9 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Hamburg Freezers DEL 43 2 6 8 18 8 0 1 1 6
2008–09 Dinamo Riga KHL 24 4 6 10 16 3 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Dinamo Riga KHL 40 2 8 10 26 8 1 1 2 4
AHL totals 239 13 40 53 78
KHL totals 64 6 14 20 42 11 1 1 2 4

International play[edit]

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Latvia Europe Junior Championship Div. 1 4 3 1 4 0
2002 Latvia World Championship Div. A 6 0 1 1 0
2003 Latvia World Championship Div. A 6 0 0 0 2
2004 Latvia World Championship Div. A 7 0 0 0 2
2006 Latvia Olympic Games 5 0 0 0 2
2008 Latvia World Championship Div. A 6 0 0 0 10
WCh Totals 25 0 1 1 14
Olympic Totals 5 0 0 0 2
International Totals 61 3 4 7 76

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albany River Rats (2006-03-09). "Redlihs Returned to River Rats". AlbanyRiverRats.com. Retrieved 2010-05-01. 

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