Martin Kariya

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/RW
  • Height
    5'9" / 176 cm
  • Weight
    174 lbs / 79 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 1

Kariya was a skilled forward with quick hands and skating ability. Lacked size, but had good hockey sense.
- Erik K. Piri, EP

Brothers: Paul Kariya & Steve Kariya

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Victoria Salsa BCHL 55 7 9 16 6 |
1998-99 Victoria Salsa BCHL 59 25 80 105 14 |
1999-00 Univ. of Maine NCAA 35 8 17 25 6 1 |
2000-01 Univ. of Maine NCAA 39 12 24 36 10 5 |
2001-02 Univ. of Maine “A” NCAA 43 16 28 44 14 13 |
2002-03 Univ. of Maine “A” NCAA 39 14 36 50 6 |
Portland Pirates AHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -2
2003-04 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 70 8 17 25 16 -10 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 2 -2
2004-05 Nikko Icebucks Asia League 15 6 12 18 20 9 |
2005-06 Stjernen Norway 39 15 37 52 49 12 | Playoffs 11 3 10 13 8 3
2006-07 Blues Liiga 51 18 43 61 58 17 | Playoffs 9 0 5 5 4 1
2007-08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 71 16 37 53 29 12 |
2008-09 SC Langnau NLA 50 15 43 58 22 | Relegation 5 0 2 2 2
2009-10 Dinamo Riga KHL 38 4 19 23 16 8 | Playoffs 9 3 2 5 2 0
2010-11 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 38 5 21 26 8 -5 | Relegation 17 5 3 8 6 -1
2011-12 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 14 5 7 12 2 10 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Team Canada Nagano Cup - - - - - |
2005-06 Team Canada Spengler Cup 5 2 2 4 0 |
Team Canada Loto Cup 3 2 4 6 2 |
2006-07 Team Canada Deutschland Cup - - - - - |
2008-09 Team Canada Deutschland Cup 1 1 1 2 0 |
Team Canada Spengler Cup 4 2 2 4 2 |
2010-11 Team Canada Spengler Cup 5 1 0 1 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 141 24 54 78 0.55 45 2 | 10 0 1 1 0.10 2 -4
Asia League 15 6 12 18 1.20 20 9 |
BCHL 114 32 89 121 1.06 20 0 |
Deutschland Cup 1 1 1 2 2.00 0 0 |
KHL 38 4 19 23 0.61 16 8 | 9 3 2 5 0.56 2 0
Liiga 51 18 43 61 1.20 58 17 | 9 0 5 5 0.56 4 1
Loto Cup 3 2 4 6 2.00 2 0 |
Nagano Cup 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
NCAA 156 50 105 155 0.99 36 19 |
NLA 102 25 71 96 0.94 32 5 | 22 5 5 10 0.45 8 -1
Norway 39 15 37 52 1.33 49 12 | 11 3 10 13 1.18 8 3
Spengler Cup 14 5 4 9 0.64 2 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/03/2010
05/03/2010 Confirmed Dinamo Riga Ambrì-Piotta
07/15/2009
07/15/2009 Confirmed Langnau Dinamo Riga
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Blues

Cult/Star player for Nikko Icebucks

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Maine

His father, Tetsuhiko, played rugby for the Canadian National Team.