Juris Upītis

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Juris Upītis
Born (1991-06-16) June 16, 1991 (age 27)
Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Center/Right Wing
Catches Right
team
Former teams
Free agent
HK Liepājas Metalurgs
HK Riga
Dinamo Riga
Yermak Angarsk
MHC Martin
Edinburgh Capitals
National team  Latvia
Playing career 2009–present

Juris Upītis (born June 16, 1991) is a Latvian ice hockey player, who last played for the Edinburgh Capitals of the EIHL. Upitis previously played for Yermak Angarsk of the VHL. He is also a part of Latvian national junior team.

On October 30, 2011, due to injury of Jamie Lundmark Upītis was called to Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League.[1] On his debut against Metallurg Magnitogorsk he scored his first KHL goal, a second period equalizer, the regulation ended at 1-1. Dinamo won the game in shootout.[2]

After spells with HK Kurbads in Latvia and MHC Martin in Slovakia, Upitis moved to the UK to sign for the Edinburgh Capitals in August 2017.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Prizma Riga U18 LHL U18 5 6 11 20
2007–08 SK Riga 18 LHL 2 16 2 9 11 28
2007–08 SK Riga 18 LHL U18 30 26 27 53 38
2008–09 SK LSPA/Riga LHL 28 10 24 34 24
2009–10 Dinamo-Juniors Riga BXL 47 6 10 16 12
2010–11 HK Riga MHL 55 24 26 50 34 2 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Dinamo Riga KHL 9 3 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Liepājas Metalurgs BXL 20 6 8 14 10
2011–12 HK Riga MHL 22 7 10 17 26 5 2 4 6 0
2011–12 HK Juniors Riga LHL 2 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Dinamo Riga KHL 3 0 0 0 0
2012–13 HK Riga MHL 58 20 32 52 53
2013–14 Dinamo Riga KHL 33 1 3 4 2 6 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Dinamo Riga KHL 25 1 2 3 2
2014–15 HK Liepāja LHL 4 2 1 3 2
2014–15 Yermak Angarsk VHL 17 6 6 12 6 2 1 1 2 0
KHL Totals 70 5 5 10 6 8 0 1 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Debitanti Upītis un Nieminens nodrošina Rīgas 'Dinamo' uzvaru". delfi.lv. 2011-10-30. Retrieved 2010-11-02.
  2. ^ "Rīgas 'Dinamo' komanda savainotā Lundmarka aizstāšanai no fārmkluba izsaukusi Upīti". delfi.lv. 2011-11-02. Retrieved 2010-11-02.
  3. ^ http://www.edcapitals.com/news/latvian-forward-juris-upitis-joins-the-capitals

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