Ģirts Ankipāns

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Ģirts Ankipāns
Born (1975-11-29) November 29, 1975 (age 41)
Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for HK Essamika Ogre
ESC Harzer Wölfe Braunlage
EHC Neuwied
EHC Timmendorfer Strand
HK Riga 2000
EV Füssen
EV Landshut
Dinamo-2 Minsk
Dinamo Minsk
Dinamo Riga
National team  Latvia
Playing career 1991–2013

Ģirts Ankipāns (born November 29, 1975) is a retired Latvian ice hockey player and coach. Currently he serves as assistant coach for Dinamo Riga in KHL.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

He started his professional ice hockey career in Latvia, where he played for various local teams. During the 1996-97 season, he became the best goal-scorer of the Latvian Hockey League. Next 7 seasons Ankipāns spent playing in German hockey leagues. Before the 2003-04 season, he returned to Latvia and joined HK Riga 2000. He played five seasons with Dinamo Riga in KHL before retiring as player.

International career[edit]

He has played for the Latvia men's national ice hockey team in 2003, 2005 and 2009 World Championships as well as in 2006 Winter Olympics.

Coaching career[edit]

After ending his career as player Ankipāns joined Dinamo coaching staff as assistant coach.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991–92 Vendenieki LHL 12 3 3 6 4 - - - - -
1992–93 HK Essamika Ogre LHL 22 43 35 78 67 - - - - -
1993-94 HK Essamika Ogre LHL 21 20 22 42 69 3 3 1 4 12
1994-95 HK Essamika Ogre LHL 24 17 22 39 46 - - - - -
1995 Team Latvia WJC 4 2 0 2 4 - - - - -
1996-97 Juniors Riga LHL 19 34 34 68 8 - - - - -
1996-97 Juniors Riga EEHL 32 21 18 39 46 - - - - -
1997-98 Juniors Riga EEHL 4 2 2 4 4 - - - - -
1997-98 Lillehammer IHK Eliteserien 6 2 4 6 4 - - - - -
1997-98 Harzer Wölfe Braunlage 1. Liga Nord 36 24 32 56 63 - - - - -
1998-99 Harzer Wölfe Braunlage 1. Bundesliga 29 4 15 19 26 - - - - -
1998-99 EHC Neuwied 1. Bundesliga 24 10 18 28 38 - - - - -
1999-00 Timmendorfer Strand Oberliga Nord 50 51 90 141 94 - - - - -
2000-01 Timmendorfer Strand Oberliga Nord 10 13 7 20 12 - - - - -
2001-02 HK Riga 2000 EEHL 8 4 7 11 24 - - - - -
2001-02 EV Füssen Oberliga 44 30 50 80 42 - - - - -
2001-02 EV Füssen Regionalliga - - - - - 4 4 6 10 4
2002-03 EV Landshut 2. Bundesliga 40 15 25 40 34 - - - - -
2003 Team Latvia WC 6 0 1 1 0 - - - - -
2003-04 HK Riga 2000 LHL 16 13 16 29 34 5 5 7 12 6
2003-04 HK Riga 2000 EEHL 25 3 10 13 18 - - - -
2004-05 HK Riga 2000 BE 42 13 25 38 46 3 0 0 0 2
2004-05 HK Riga 2000 LHL 5 2 3 5 4 11 7 14 21 6
2005 Team Latvia OQ 3 0 1 1 0 - - - - -
2005 Team Latvia WC 6 2 4 6 0 - - - - -
2005-06 HK Riga 2000 BE 47 10 35 45 44 - - - - -
2005-06 HK Riga 2000 LHL 2 4 6 6 - - - - -
2006 Team Latvia OG 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
2006-07 Dinamo-2 Minsk BE2 1 0 4 4 0 - - - - -
2006-07 Dinamo Minsk BE 24 3 3 6 4 1 0 0 0 0
2006-07 HK Riga 2000 LHL 26 17 30 47 12 - - - - -
2007-08 HK Riga 2000 LHL 36 15 31 46 12 - - - - -
2007-08 HK Riga 2000 BE 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
2008-09 Dinamo Riga KHL 51 7 7 14 18 3 0 0 0 14
2009 Team Latvia OQ 3 1 3 4 5 - - - - -
2009 Team Latvia WC 7 1 2 3 6 - - - - -
Career totals 689 384 563 947 799 30 19 28 47 44

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dinamo Rīga (2013-07-01). "Treneru korpusu papildina Ankipāns un Klodāns". IIHF.com. Retrieved 2013-09-08. 

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