Koba Jass

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Koba Jass
Koba Jass.jpg
Born (1990-05-01) May 1, 1990 (age 25)
Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
ELH team
Former teams
HC Bílí Tygři Liberec
Kazzinc-Torpedo
HC Kladno
National team  Latvia
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Koba Jass (born May 1, 1990) is a Latvian professional ice hockey forward, who plays for HC Bílí Tygři Liberec in Czech Extraliga. He is a two time Latvian champion.[1]

Career[edit]

He started his career in 2007 playing for ASK Ogre, which also played in the Latvian championships. In the 2009-2010 season he represented Riga's Dinamo Juniors in the Belarus Extraleague (was one of the captain's assistants.) From 2010-2011 he represented Liepaja Metalurgs in the Belarus Extraleague and also the second team in the Latvian championships.

In the 2011-2012 season he played for Kazakh club Ustjkamenogorsk "Kazzinc-Torpedo" in the Supreme Hockey League and Kazakh championships. In the middle of 2012 Jass trialled for KHL club Dinamo Riga, but he couldn't secure his place at the club. Later that season he played for Slovak Extraleague club HK Zilina, and also Czech Extraleague club HC Kladno.

International[edit]

At the 2011 and 2012 World Hockey championships, and at the 2014 Winter Olympics, he competed with the Latvia men's national ice hockey team.

He was named in the Latvia men's national ice hockey team for the competition at the 2014 IIHF World Championship.[2]

Personal[edit]

His cousin Māris Jass and uncle Mareks Jass are hockey players, too.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 ASK Ogre LHL 24 1 2 3 12  —  —  —  —  —
2008–09 ASK Ogre BXL 40 2 5 7 16  —  —  —  —  —
2008–09 ASK Ogre LHL 12 1 1 2 8  —  —  —  —  —
2009–10 Dinamo-Juniors Riga BXL 42 4 2 6 22  —  —  —  —  —
2009–10 Dinamo-Juniors Riga LHL  —  —  —  —  — 3 1 3 4 27
2010–11 Liepājas Metalurgs BXL 35 4 2 6 16  —  —  —  —  —
2010–11 Liepājas Metalurgs 2 LHL 13 7 17 24 10  —  —  —  —  —
2010–11 SMScredit.lv LHL 1 0 1 1 29  —  —  —  —  —
2011–12 Kazzinc-Torpedo VHL 19 1 1 2 18  —  —  —  —  —
2011–12 Kazzinc-Torpedo KAZ 20 4 5 9 40 2 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Latvia WJC 6 0 0 0 0
2012 Latvia WC 7 0 0 0 0
Junior int'l Totals 6 0 0 0 0
Senior int'l Totals 7 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eliteprospects.com — Koba Jass". Retrieved April 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Roster forming - 2014 WM - International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF". iihfworlds2014.com. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 

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