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Latvia Zemgus Girgensons

#28 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 21/22
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Database: 903 671 players
Last added: Gideon Ellinghysen
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Damien Fleury 17 10 16 26
2. Pierre-Charles Hordelalay 19 13 12 25
3. Nicolas Deschamps 17 7 17 24
4. Alex Wideman 18 5 19 24
5. Steven Owre 19 9 14 23
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
W/C
Age
27
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
212 lbs / 96 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
Cap Hit
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Highlights
1-time USHL Clark Cup Champion 1

A well-rounded two-way center, Girgensons has size and can skate really well. Has nice hands and can play a gritty game, too. Good leader and plenty of intensity. (EP 2012)

Father: Aldis Girgensons

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2009-10 Green Mountain Glades EmJHL 19 17 12 29 6 |
Green Mountain Glades EJHL 23 11 17 28 13 | Playoffs 2 0 2 2 0
Latvia U18 WJC-18 6 1 1 2 2 -1 |
2010-11 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 51 21 28 49 46 7 | Playoffs 11 3 5 8 8 7
Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1 5 4 3 7 8 6 |
Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 5 4 3 7 8 |
2011-12 Dubuque Fighting Saints “C” USHL 49 24 31 55 69 17 | Playoffs 2 2 2 4 0 2
Latvia U20 “A” WJC-20 6 2 0 2 6 -6 |
Latvia U20 (all) “A” International-Jr 8 2 1 3 6 |
2012-13 Rochester Americans “A” AHL 61 6 11 17 28 -7 | Playoffs 3 3 0 3 0 2
Latvia WC 5 1 0 1 0 -3 |
Latvia (all) International 5 1 0 1 0 -3 |
2013-14 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 70 8 14 22 14 -6 |
Latvia OG 5 1 1 2 2 -2 |
Latvia WC 6 2 0 2 29 1 |
Latvia (all) International 12 3 1 4 31 |
2014-15 Buffalo Sabres NHL 61 15 15 30 25 -16 |
2015-16 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 7 11 18 20 0 |
Latvia “A” WC 7 1 0 1 4 -4 |
Latvia (all) International 9 1 0 1 4 -7 |
2016-17 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 7 9 16 18 -7 |
Latvia OGQ 3 0 1 1 2 1 |
Latvia WC 7 1 1 2 0 -6 |
Latvia (all) International 13 1 2 3 2 -7 |
2017-18 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 7 8 15 26 -12 |
2018-19 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 5 13 18 17 -11 |
2019-20 Buffalo Sabres NHL 69 12 7 19 10 -1 |
2020-21 Buffalo Sabres NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 |
2021-22 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 22 4 5 9 21 -4 |
Latvia “A” OGQ 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
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Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2018-19 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL Franchise Owner Part-owner
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Tue 30/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Seattle Kraken
Sun 28/11 Buffalo Sabres @ Detroit Red Wings
Sat 27/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Montréal Canadiens
Thu 25/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Boston Bruins
Tue 23/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Sun 21/11 Buffalo Sabres @ New York Rangers
Fri 19/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Calgary Flames
Wed 17/11 Buffalo Sabres @ Pittsburgh Penguins
Sun 14/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Sat 13/11 Buffalo Sabres vs Edmonton Oilers
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 61 6 11 17 0.28 28 -7 | 1 3 3 0 3 1.00 0 2
EJHL 1 23 11 17 28 1.22 13 - | 1 2 0 2 2 1.00 0 -
EmJHL 1 19 17 12 29 1.53 6 - | 0
International 4 39 6 3 9 0.23 37 -17 | 0
International-Jr 2 13 6 4 10 0.77 14 - | 0
NHL 9 511 65 82 147 0.29 151 -57 | 0
OG 1 5 1 1 2 0.40 2 -2 | 0
OGQ 2 6 0 2 2 0.33 2 2 | 0
USHL 2 100 45 59 104 1.04 115 24 | 2 13 5 7 12 0.92 8 9
WC 4 25 5 1 6 0.24 33 -12 | 0
WJC-18 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 2 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 2 0 2 0.33 6 -6 | 0
WJC-20 D1 1 5 4 3 7 1.40 8 6 | 0
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Strength
16
Hitting
16
Shooting Accuracy
15
Defensive
15

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Rasmus Ristolainen (D) 2013-2021 8 Buffalo Sabres
Jake McCabe (D) 2013-2021 8 Buffalo Sabres
Johan Larsson (F) 2012-2020 8 Buffalo Sabres, Rochester Americans
Sam Reinhart (F) 2014-2021 7 Buffalo Sabres

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05/30/2016
05/30/2016 Confirmed CSKA Moskva Dinamo Riga
07/13/2012
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09/20/2017 Zemgus Girgensons Sabres' mainstay through upheaval BuffaloHockeyBeat.com
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2011, 2 #28 overall by CSKA Moskva in the KHL Draft

Drafted 2011, 1 #45 overall by Kelowna Rockets in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for Dubuque Fighting Saints

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