Takeshi Saito

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Takeshi Saitō
Born (1981-04-08) April 8, 1981 (age 36)
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
Played for Japan Ice Hockey League
Sapporo Polaris
Asia League
Oji Eagles
National team  Japan
Playing career 2001–present
Takeshi Saito
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2007 Changchun Ice hockey
Silver medal – second place 2011 Astana-Almaty Ice hockey

Takeshi Saito (齊藤 毅?, Saitō Takeshi, born April 8, 1981) is a Japanese professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Nikko Icebucks of the Asia League since 2014.[1]

He played one season in the Japan League's now defunct team, the Sapporo Polaris. He also played in the Japan national team in every major tournament they played since 2003 until now.

From 1999-2001, he played for the Snow Brand Sapporo. From 2001-2002, he played for the Sapporo Polaris. From 2002-2003, he played for the Oji. From 2003-204, he played for the Oji Eagles.[2]


  1. ^ "Takeshi Saito". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Takeshi Saito". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2016-02-03.