Luka Vidmar

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Luka Vidmar
Born (1986-05-17) May 17, 1986 (age 30)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
GET team
Former teams
Stjernen
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
Las Vegas Wranglers
Colorado Eagles
South Carolina Stingrays
Rochester Americans
BK Mladá Boleslav
National team  Slovenia
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present

Luka Vidmar (born May 17, 1986) is a Slovenian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for the Stjernen of the Norwegian GET-ligaen.

Playing career[edit]

After playing as a youth professionally for HDD Olimpija Ljubljana in the Slovenian Ice Hockey League, Vidmar moved to North America and attended the University of Alaska Anchorage where he played fours seasons of NCAA Division I ice hockey with the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves men's ice hockey team. He accumulated 33 points and 135 penalty minutes in 114 games with the Seawolves.

Vidmar began the 2011–12 ECHL season with the Las Vegas Wranglers where he played three games before signing with the Colorado Eagles on November 11, 2011.[1]

Prior to the 2012–13 season, Vidmar remained in the ECHL after signing as a free agent with the South Carolina Stingrays on October 5, 2012.[2]

After 10 years of playing in North America, Vidmar returned to Europe to sign a try-out contract with BK Mladá Boleslav of the Czech Extraliga on July 24, 2014.[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
2002–03 HDD Olimpija Ljubljana SLV 15 0 1 1 6
2003–04 HDD Olimpija Ljubljana SLV 16 6 4 10 8
2004–05 HDD Olimpija Ljubljana SLV 21 8 6 14 12
2005–06 Chicago Steel USHL 47 3 6 9 24
2006–07 Chicago Steel USHL 57 6 22 28 74 5 0 4 4 14
2007–08 U. of Alaska-Anchorage WCHA 30 1 5 6 37
2008–09 U. of Alaska-Anchorage WCHA 30 1 4 5 32
2009–10 U. of Alaska-Anchorage WCHA 20 2 10 12 30
2010–11 U. of Alaska-Anchorage WCHA 34 2 8 10 38
2011–12 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Colorado Eagles ECHL 58 3 18 21 56 3 0 1 1 0
2012–13 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 62 6 21 27 22 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 57 2 12 14 28 3 1 0 1 2
2013–14 Rochester Americans AHL 6 0 0 0 6
2014–15 BK Mladá Boleslav ELH 30 0 2 2 26 3 0 0 0 4
2015–16 Stjernen GET-ligaen 18 4 15 19 20 6 2 3 5 6
ECHL totals 180 11 51 62 106 7 1 1 2 2
AHL totals 6 0 0 0 6

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2003 Slovenia WJC18-D1 5 2 2 4 2
2004 Slovenia WJC18-D1 1 0 0 0 0
2005 Slovenia WJC-D1 5 2 4 6 2
2006 Slovenia WJC-D1 5 2 2 4 4
2010 Slovenia WC-D1 3 0 0 0 2
2015 Slovenia WC 7 0 0 0 2
2016 Slovenia WC-D1A 5 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 16 6 8 14 8
Senior totals 15 0 0 0 4

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