5 January 1994 |
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||90 kg (198 lb; 14 st 2 lb)|
Dubuque Fighting Saints
|NHL Draft||14th overall, 2012
Zemgus Girgensons (born 5 January 1994 in Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian ice hockey player. He is currently a prospect for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, playing for the Rochester Americans in the AHL. Girgensons was selected 14th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Sabres. With the selection Girgensons became the highest drafted Latvian in NHL history, 16 spots higher than Sandis Ozoliņš in 1991. He is 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) and 90 kg (200 lb) centre.
In 2011 he became USHL champion with Dubuque Fighting Saints, he also participated in All-Star game. In 2011–12 season he was the captain of Fighting Saints.
Regular season and playoffs
|2009-10||Green Mountain Glades||EJHL||42||28||29||57||19||2||0||2||0||2|
|2010-11||Dubuque Fighting Saints||USHL||51||21||28||49||46||11||3||5||8||8|
|2011-12||Dubuque Fighting Saints||USHL||49||24||31||55||69||2||2||2||4||0|
|Junior int'l Totals||17||7||4||11||16|
- "Girgensonu ar 14. numuru izvēlas Bufalo "Sabres"" (in Latvian). Sportacentrs.com. June 23, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
- Fernandez, Greg (June 6, 2012). "2012 NHL Draft Profile Prospect: Zemgus Girgensons". National Hockey League. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
- GIRGENSONS, SABRES AGREE TO TERMS ON ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
- Zemgus Girgensons's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Zemgus Girgensons's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Profile on Fighting Saints website
|Awards and achievements|
|Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick
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