Georgijs Pujacs

Georgijs Pujacs (born June 11, 1981 in Riga, Soviet Union) is a Latvian ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for Dresdner Eislöwen of the DEL2.

Georgijs Pujacs
Georgijs Pujacs 2008.jpg
Born (1981-06-11) June 11, 1981 (age 41)
Riga, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
DEL2 team
Former teams
Dresdner Eislöwen
Atlant Moscow Oblast
HC Dinamo Minsk
Lada Togliatti
Dinamo Riga
Sibir Novosibirsk
Avangard Omsk
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
National team  Latvia
NHL Draft 264th overall, 1999
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1996–present

Playing careerEdit

Pujacs was drafted by Boston Bruins as the 264th pick in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, after a strong performance in 1999 Division 1 European Junior Championships. After being drafted, he played minor league ice hockey in North America for a year but did not reach the NHL. He then returned to Latvia and has mostly played for Latvian teams in the Latvian League and Eastern European Hockey League. In July 2006, Pujacs signed a two-year contract with Khimik Moscow Oblast of Russian Elite League, then joined HC Lada Togliatti on 6 November 2007. On 14 January 2009, Pujacs returned to Latvia and signed with Dinamo Riga of the KHL and left on 13 July 2009 to sign with Dinamo Riga's rival HC Sibir Novosibirsk.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Pārdaugava Rīga LAT 19 1 5 6 10
1997–98 HK Rīga EEHL 2 0 0 0 0
1998–99 Dinamo 81 Rīga LAT 17 2 9 11 20
1999–2000 Rochester Mustangs USHL 50 4 13 17 35
1999–2000 Anchorage Aces WCHL 8 0 0 0 4
2000–01 HK Liepājas Metalurgs EEHL 15 0 4 4
2000–01 HK Liepājas Metalurgs LAT 18 4 8 12
2000–01 Vilki OP LAT 6 0 1 1
2001–02 HK Liepājas Metalurgs EEHL 41 7 11 18 27
2001–02 HK Liepājas Metalurgs LAT 18 2 1 3 8 3 1 2 3 0
2002–03 HK Liepājas Metalurgs EEHL 36 1 7 8 22
2002–03 HK Liepājas Metalurgs LAT 2 14 16 12
2003–04 Örebro HK Allsv 42 6 4 10 64 10 3 2 5 4
2004–05 Vilki OP LAT 1 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Elmira Jackals UHL 71 7 21 28 30
2005–06 HK Rīga 2000 BLR 46 4 10 14 42 6 2 2 4 39
2005–06 HK Rīga 2000 LAT 1 1 2 6
2006–07 Khimik Mytishchi RSL 49 1 9 10 42 6 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Khimik–2 Mytishchi RUS.3 1 2 0 2 2
2007–08 Dinamo Minsk BLR 18 2 7 9 24
2007–08 Lada Togliatti RSL 33 1 4 5 28 4 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Lada Togliatti KHL 38 9 4 13 49
2008–09 Dinamo Rīga KHL 12 1 3 4 4 3 0 1 1 2
2009–10 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 56 1 13 14 26
2010–11 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 49 8 14 22 52 4 0 0 0 4
2011–12 Sibir Novosibirsk KHL 25 1 4 5 14
2011–12 Avangard Omsk KHL 13 1 4 5 2 17 0 0 0 4
2012–13 Avangard Omsk KHL 45 1 12 13 28 10 0 2 2 2
2013–14 Dinamo Rīga KHL 43 1 5 6 55 7 0 2 2 16
2014–15 Dinamo Rīga KHL 32 1 1 2 24
2014–15 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 17 1 3 4 22
2015–16 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 5 0 1 1 6
2015–16 HC ’05 iClinic Banská Bystrica SVK 14 0 6 6 16 15 0 2 2 4
2016–17 Dinamo Rīga KHL 24 2 5 7 16
2017–18 Dinamo Rīga KHL 34 2 2 4 18
2018–19 HK Prizma Rīga LAT 6 2 2 4 6
2018–19 Dresdner Eislöwen GER.2 46 6 11 17 24 12 0 2 2 10
2019–20 HK Olimp LAT 35 6 11 17 24
2020–21 HK Olimp/Venta 2002 LAT 35 10 17 27 26 9 3 4 7 4
2021–22 HK Olimp/Venta 2002 LAT 29 5 15 20 26 10 1 1 2 6
KHL totals 393 29 71 100 316 41 0 5 5 28

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Latvia EJC C 3 1 0 1 2
1998 Latvia EJC C 4 1 1 2 8
1999 Latvia EJC D1 4 0 3 3 2
2000 Latvia WJC B 5 0 1 1 6
2006 Latvia OG 5 0 0 0 0
2006 Latvia WC 6 0 0 0 18
2007 Latvia WC 5 0 0 0 4
2008 Latvia WC 6 0 1 1 6
2009 Latvia OGQ 3 0 0 0 14
2009 Latvia WC 7 0 0 0 10
2010 Latvia OG 4 0 1 1 2
2010 Latvia WC 6 1 2 3 2
2011 Latvia WC 6 2 1 3 33
2012 Latvia WC 7 0 1 1 2
2013 Latvia OGQ 3 1 0 1 0
2013 Latvia WC 2 0 0 0 2
2014 Latvia OG 5 0 1 1 2
2014 Latvia WC 7 1 1 2 4
2016 Latvia OGQ 3 0 0 0 2
Junior totals 16 2 5 7 18
Senior totals 75 5 8 13 101

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