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Canada Martin Kariya
#75 HC Ambrì-Piotta / NLA - 11/12
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Last added: Semyon Zaitsev
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cédric Desruisseaux 40 42 36 78
2. Thomas Casey 38 34 40 74
3. Brett Budgell 40 15 43 58
4. Lukas Cormier 39 16 38 54
5. Mathieu Desgagnés 31 24 28 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C/RW
Age
39
Height
5'9" / 176 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
174 lbs / 79 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
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 | Playoffs 8 1 8 9 4
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 Hockey Norway 39 15 37 52 49 12 | Playoffs 11 3 10 13 8 3
2006-07 Blues SM-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 5 2 2 4 2 |
2010-11 Team Canada Spengler Cup 5 1 0 1 0 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 141 24 54 78 0.55 45 2 | 2 10 0 1 1 0.10 2 -4
Asia League 1 15 6 12 18 1.20 20 9 | 0
BCHL 2 114 32 89 121 1.06 20 - | 1 8 1 8 9 1.13 4 -
Deutschland Cup 2 1 1 1 2 2.00 0 - | 0
KHL 1 38 4 19 23 0.61 16 8 | 1 9 3 2 5 0.56 2 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 1 51 18 43 61 1.20 58 17 | 1 9 0 5 5 0.56 4 1
Loto Cup 1 3 2 4 6 2.00 2 - | 0
Nagano Cup 1 - - - - - - - | 0
NCAA 4 156 50 105 155 0.99 36 19 | 0
NLA (NL) 3 102 25 71 96 0.94 32 5 | 2 22 5 5 10 0.45 8 -1
Norway 1 39 15 37 52 1.33 49 12 | 1 11 3 10 13 1.18 8 3
Spengler Cup 3 15 5 4 9 0.60 2 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Gray Shaneberger (F) 1999-2003 4 Univ. of Maine
Tom Reimann (D) 1999-2003 4 Univ. of Maine
Cliff Loya (D) 1999-2003 4 Univ. of Maine
Robert Liscak (F) 1999-2003 4 Univ. of Maine

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/03/2010
05/03/2010 Confirmed Dinamo Riga HC Ambrì-Piotta
07/15/2009
07/15/2009 Confirmed SCL Tigers Dinamo Riga
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2004, 15 #155 overall by Saguenay Fjord in the LNAH Draft

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.

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