Juris Upītis

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Juris Upītis
Born (1991-06-16) June 16, 1991 (age 25)
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
VHL team
Former teams
Yermak Angarsk
HK Liepājas Metalurgs
HK Riga
Dinamo Riga
National team  Latvia
Playing career 2009–present

Juris Upītis (born July 16, 1991) is a Latvian ice hockey player, currently playing 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]

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

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