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Latvia Ricards Birzins

a.k.a. "Ričards Birziņš"
#43 Marseille / France2 - 22/23
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Database: 983 795 players
Last added: Peter Martin
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matthew Phillips 20 15 15 30
2. Darren Raddysh 21 8 22 30
3. Alex Barré-Boulet 20 6 23 29
4. Brett Seney 21 11 16 27
5. Michael Carcone 19 8 18 26
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
33
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
Agency
Highlights
1-time Latvian Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2005-06 SK Riga 20 Latvia - 1 3 4 0 - |
SK Saga 18 Latvia U18 - 2 10 12 - - |
Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 5 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2006-07 HK Riga 2000 Latvia 3 0 0 0 0 - |
SK Saga 18 Latvia U18 - 4 14 18 64 - |
Latvia U18 WJC-18 6 0 0 0 6 -6 |
2007-08 SK LSPA/Riga Latvia 42 2 6 8 26 - | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -
2008-09 SK LSPA/Riga Latvia 23 0 14 14 73 - |
HK Riga 2000 Belarus 6 0 0 0 0 -3 |
2009-10 Dinamo Juniors Riga Belarus 52 3 17 20 52 10 |
Dinamo Juniors Riga Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 8 1 2 3 44 -
2010-11 Beibarys Atyrau Kazakhstan 10 0 0 0 6 1 |
2011-12 Metalurgs Liepaja Belarus 46 0 16 16 22 -5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2 -1
2012-13 Metalurgs Liepaja Belarus 49 6 18 24 77 16 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 -3
Metalurgs Liepaja-2 Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 3 1 6 7 2 -
2013-14 Tønsberg Vikings Norway 20 2 14 16 18 1 |
Cortina Italy 15 0 5 5 10 - | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 4 -
2014-15 Tulsa Oilers ECHL 47 1 13 14 39 10 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
2015-16 Prizma Riga Latvia 6 1 4 5 16 - |
Manchester Storm EIHL 38 7 17 24 58 - |
Latvia (all) International 1 0 0 0 0 -2 |
2016-17 HK Mogo Latvia 13 0 5 5 2 - |
Nice Ligue Magnus 21 1 5 6 18 -6 | Relegation 3 0 2 2 0 2
2017-18 Fife Flyers EIHL 56 7 23 30 57 - | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 6 -
2018-19 Fife Flyers EIHL 58 3 17 20 32 2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
2019-20 HK Kurbads Latvia 34 5 9 14 22 - |
Latvia (all) International 2 0 0 0 2 - |
2020-21 Podhale Nowy Targ Poland 15 1 1 2 6 - | Playoffs 0 0 0 0 0 -
Liepaja Latvia 21 1 6 7 18 - | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -
2021-22 Dunkerque France2 25 2 14 16 36 2 |
2022-23 Marseille France2 10 2 5 7 6 1 |
Projected France2 26 5 13 18 16 3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 SK LSPA/Riga Latvia Cup - - - - - - |
2015-16 Manchester Storm EIHL Cup 3 0 0 0 2 - |
2016-17 HK Mogo Latvia Cup 1 0 2 2 0 - |
2017-18 Fife Flyers EIHL Cup 8 0 4 4 8 - |
2018-19 Fife Flyers EIHL Cup 6 0 1 1 8 -2 |
2021-22 Dunkerque French Cup 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2022-23 Marseille French Cup 1 0 0 0 0 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Belarus 4 153 9 51 60 0.39 151 18 | 2 7 1 0 1 0.14 2 -4
ECHL 1 47 1 13 14 0.30 39 10 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1
EIHL 3 152 17 57 74 0.49 147 2 | 2 6 0 1 1 0.17 6 -1
EIHL Cup 3 17 0 5 5 0.29 18 -2 | 0
France2 2 35 4 19 23 0.66 42 3 | 0
French Cup 2 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
International 2 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2 | 0
Italy 1 15 0 5 5 0.33 10 - | 1 10 1 3 4 0.40 4 -
Kazakhstan 1 10 0 0 0 0.00 6 1 | 0
Latvia 10 142 10 47 57 0.40 157 - | 4 19 2 9 11 0.58 52 -
Latvia Cup 2 1 0 2 2 2.00 0 - | 0
Latvia U18 2 - 6 24 30 - 64 - | 0
Ligue Magnus 1 21 1 5 6 0.29 18 -6 | 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 0 2
Norway 1 20 2 14 16 0.80 18 1 | 0
Poland 1 15 1 1 2 0.13 6 - | 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
WJC-18 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 6 -6 | 0
WJC-18 D1 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
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Passing
14
Hitting
14
Puckhandling
13
Speed
12
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/28/2022
04/28/2022 Confirmed Dunkerque Marseille
07/07/2021
07/07/2021 Confirmed Liepaja Dunkerque
12/08/2020
12/08/2020 Confirmed Podhale Nowy Targ Liepaja
07/05/2019
07/05/2019 Confirmed Fife Flyers HK Kurbads
09/01/2018
09/01/2018 Extension Fife Flyers Fife Flyers
08/18/2017
08/18/2017 Confirmed Nice Fife Flyers
11/29/2016
11/29/2016 Confirmed HK Mogo Nice
08/03/2016
08/03/2016 Confirmed Manchester Storm HK Mogo
10/23/2015
10/23/2015 Confirmed Prizma Riga Manchester Storm
09/19/2014
09/19/2014 Confirmed Cortina Tulsa Oilers
01/12/2014
01/12/2014 Confirmed Tønsberg Vikings Cortina
08/04/2013
08/04/2013 Confirmed Metalurgs Liepaja Tønsberg Vikings
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