May 20, 1977 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)|
|Eredivisie team||Eindhoven Kemphanen|
Kars spent four seasons (2002-03 through to 2005-06) in the Netherlands, the country of his ancestry, playing first for the Amstel Tijgers and then the Amsterdam Bulldogs There he won 6 trophies, 3 beker cups and 3 lands championships. Kars scored both goals in the championship game as the Bulldogs beat the Tilburg Trappers 2-1 in the final game of the playoffs. Kars spent the summer joining the North Stars in Australia in 2006 for their summer campaign. On August 6, 2006, while playing for the Newcastle North Stars, Kars lit up the Canberra Knights for 12 points (8 goals, 4 assists) in a 21-2 victory in Newcastle. There they won the championship. Kars was the leagues leading scorer.
Kars then went on to play one year in Italy for Future Bolzano in the A2 league. He then returned to play in his home country for Amsterdam again before leaving to finish the year in Deegendorf in the Oberliga in Germany.
Kars was born and raised in Toronto, the son of Dutch immigrants.