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Latvia Harijs Vitolins

a.k.a. "Harijs Vītoliņš, Viotlinsh"
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Database: 968 379 players
Last added: Johan Carlsson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jonathan Pudas 7 3 8 11
2. Oscar Möller 7 4 5 9
3. Antti Suomela 5 3 6 9
4. Fredrik Forsberg 5 3 4 7
5. David Sklenicka 6 3 4 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
54
Height
6'4" / 192 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1

Grandfather: Harijs Vitolins
Godchild: Kristers Arnicans

Team Staff profile of Harijs Vitolins also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 Latvijas Berzs Soviet3 - 5 - - - - |
1985-86 RASMS Riga Soviet3 20 9 1 10 8 - |
1986-87 Dinamo Riga Soviet 17 1 1 2 8 - |
1987-88 Dinamo Riga Soviet 30 3 3 6 24 - |
RASMS Riga Soviet3 16 7 7 14 24 - |
Soviet Union U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 6 - |
1988-89 Dinamo Riga Soviet 36 3 2 5 16 - |
RASMS-Energo Riga Soviet3 10 3 4 7 0 - |
1989-90 Dinamo Riga Soviet 45 7 6 13 18 - |
1990-91 Dinamo Riga Soviet 46 12 19 31 22 - |
1991-92 Stars Riga Soviet 30 12 5 17 10 - | Relegation 27 7 4 11 18 -
1992-93 Thunder Bay Thunder Hawks CoHL 8 6 7 13 12 - |
New Haven Senators AHL 7 6 3 9 4 -4 |
EHC Chur NLA 17 12 6 18 21 - | Relegation 8 8 3 11 8 -
Latvia WC C 3 3 3 6 4 9 |
1993-94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 8 0 0 0 4 0 |
Moncton Hawks AHL 70 28 34 62 41 9 | Playoffs 20 1 3 4 4 -3
1994-95 SC Rapperswil-Jona NLA 30 6 17 23 50 - | Relegation 3 3 2 5 2 -
Latvia WC B 7 3 4 7 16 - |
1995-96 Rögle BK Elitserien 19 3 2 5 24 - |
Rögle BK Allsvenskan 18 9 10 19 24 - | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 4 6 14 -
Latvia WC B 7 3 6 9 2 - |
1996-97 EHC Chur NLB 39 25 58 83 58 - | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 6 -
Latvia “A” WC 8 4 5 9 4 -3 |
1997-98 EHC Chur NLB 39 30 51 81 32 - | Playoffs 9 5 7 12 6 -
Latvia “A” WC 6 1 4 5 4 2 |
1998-99 EHC Chur NLB 40 24 38 62 44 - | Playoffs 18 10 16 26 49 -
Latvia WC 6 0 2 2 6 -4 |
1999-00 EHC Chur NLB 36 25 23 48 51 - | Playoffs 17 9 11 20 14 -
Latvia WC Q 3 1 2 3 2 2 |
Latvia “C” WC 7 1 1 2 14 -1 |
2000-01 EHC Chur NLA 39 15 14 29 34 - | Relegation 10 3 4 7 20 -
Latvia OGQ 3 1 0 1 2 2 |
Latvia “C” WC 6 1 1 2 4 2 |
Latvia (all) International 13 4 2 6 10 - |
2001-02 HC Thurgau “A” NLB 32 16 21 37 24 - | Playoffs 3 1 3 4 4 -
Latvia “C” OG 4 2 2 4 0 4 |
Latvia “C” WC 6 1 0 1 2 -2 |
Latvia (all) International 19 5 4 9 6 - |
2002-03 HC Thurgau “A” NLB 38 25 28 53 57 - | Playoffs 5 2 3 5 8 -
2003-04 HC Thurgau “A” NLB 45 30 40 70 78 - | Playoffs 6 4 4 8 14 -
2004-05 HC Thurgau “A” NLB 18 5 11 16 24 - | Relegation 3 0 4 4 18 -
SC Langnau NLA 1 0 0 0 0 - |
HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 2 1 1 2 2 - |
2005-06 Pikes EHC Oberthurgau SwissDiv2 14 12 12 24 - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1986-87 Soviet Union Universiade - 3 1 4 - - |
1988-89 Dinamo Riga Super Series 7 1 0 1 2 - |
1989-90 Dinamo Riga Fr-Tour 1 0 0 0 0 - |
1990-91 Dinamo Riga Fr-Tour 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2003-04 Krefeld Pinguine Spengler Cup 4 0 0 0 2 -1 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2004-05 Latvia OGQ Asst. Coach
Latvia WC Asst. Coach
2005-06 Pikes EHC Oberthurgau SwissDiv2 Player-Coach
Thurgau U17 Elite Novizen Asst. Coach
Latvia OG Asst. Coach
2006-07 Pikes EHC Oberthurgau SwissDiv2 Head Coach
Latvia WC Asst. Coach 10th place
2007-08 Pikes EHC Oberthurgau SwissDiv2 Head Coach
Latvia WC Asst. Coach 13th place
2008-09 HK MVD KHL Asst. Coach Did not make play-off
Latvia WC Asst. Coach 7th place
2009-10 HK MVD KHL Asst. Coach Lost in Gagarin Cup Finals
Latvia OG Asst. Coach 12th place
Latvia WC Asst. Coach 11th place
2010-11 OHK Dynamo Moskva KHL Asst. Coach Conference QF loss
Latvia WC Asst. Coach 13th place
2011-12 OHK Dynamo Moskva KHL Asst. Coach Won Gagarin Cup
2012-13 OHK Dynamo Moskva KHL Asst. Coach Won Gagarin Cup
2013-14 Dynamo Moskva KHL Asst. Coach Conference QF loss
Russia EHT Asst. Coach
Russia WC Asst. Coach
Russia (all) International Asst. Coach
2014-15 Dynamo Moskva KHL Head Coach
Russia WC Asst. Coach
Russia (all) International Asst. Coach
2015-16 Dynamo Moskva KHL Head Coach Fired on 2015-12-29
Russia EHT Asst. Coach
Russia WC Asst. Coach
Russia (all) International Asst. Coach
2016-17 SKA St. Petersburg KHL Asst. Coach
Russia WCup Asst. Coach
Russia EHT Asst. Coach
Russia WC Asst. Coach
Russia (all) International Asst. Coach
2017-18 SKA St. Petersburg KHL Asst. Coach
OAR OG Asst. Coach
Russia EHT Asst. Coach
Russia (all) International Asst. Coach
2018-19 HK Kurbads Continental Cup Asst. Coach
HC Davos NL Head Coach Hired Dec 20th replacing Arno Del Curto
HC Davos Spengler Cup Head Coach
2019-20 Spartak Moskva KHL Asst. Coach
2020-21 Spartak Moskva KHL Asst. Coach
2021-22 Latvia OGQ Head Coach
Latvia OG Head Coach
Latvia WC Head Coach
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 77 34 37 71 0.92 45 5 | 1 20 1 3 4 0.20 4 -3
Allsvenskan 1 18 9 10 19 1.06 24 - | 1 10 2 4 6 0.60 14 -
Fr-Tour 2 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
International 2 32 9 6 15 0.47 16 - | 0
NHL 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 | 0
NLA (NL) 4 89 34 38 72 0.81 107 - | 3 21 14 9 23 1.10 30 -
OG 1 4 2 2 4 1.00 0 4 | 0
OGQ 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 2 2 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 1 19 3 2 5 0.26 24 - | 0
NLB (SL) 8 287 180 270 450 1.57 368 - | 8 64 31 49 80 1.25 119 -
Soviet 6 204 38 36 74 0.36 98 - | 1 27 7 4 11 0.41 18 -
Soviet3 4 46 24 12 31 0.67 32 - | 0
Spengler Cup 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 2 -1 | 0
Super Series 1 7 1 0 1 0.14 2 - | 0
SwissDiv2 1 14 12 12 24 1.71 - - | 0
CoHL (UHL) 1 8 6 7 13 1.63 12 - | 0
Universiade 1 - 3 1 4 - - - | 0
WC 6 39 8 13 21 0.54 34 -6 | 0
WC B 2 14 6 10 16 1.14 18 - | 0
WC C 1 3 3 3 6 2.00 4 9 | 0
WC Q 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 2 2 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 2 0 2 0.29 6 - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Aleksandrs Kercs (F) 1984-2002 15 Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), Latvijas Berzs, Stars Riga
Normunds Sejejs (D) 1985-2001 14 Chur, Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), RASMS Riga, Stars Riga
Andrejs Maticins (D) 1986-2002 14 Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all)
Aleksandrs Belavskis (F) 1984-2002 14 Dinamo Riga, Latvia, Latvia, Latvia (all), Latvijas Berzs

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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 21 retired by Chur

Cult/Star player for Chur

Cult/Star player for Latvia

Cult/Star player for Pikes Oberthurgau

Cult/Star player for Thurgau

Trivia
Harijs Vitolins wore jersey number 91,1 during the 1994-95 season (which was advertising for a radio frequency). The league banned numbers with commas after that season. Dan Hodgson was the other player in the league, wearing 97,2 that year.

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