Gregory Kuznik (Slovene: Greg Kužnik) (born June 12, 1978 in Prince George, British Columbia) is a Canadian-born Slovene former ice hockey player.

Greg Kuznik
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Born (1978-06-12) June 12, 1978 (age 41)
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Carolina Hurricanes
National team  Slovenia
NHL Draft 171st overall, 1996
Hartford Whalers
Playing career 1998–2013

He was drafted 171st by the Hartford Whalers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. In the 2000–01 NHL season, he played one game for the Carolina Hurricanes. Since 2003 he has played in Europe, spending two seasons in the British National League for the Fife Flyers and two seasons in Italy's Serie A league for Sportiva Hockey Club Fassa. In 2007, he moved to Slovenian team HDD Olimpija Ljubljana in the EBEL league.

He participated at the 2011 IIHF World Championship as a member of the Slovenia men's national ice hockey team.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Royal City Outlaws BCJHL 45 2 13 15 83
1995–96 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 70 2 13 15 149 5 0 0 0 6
1996–97 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 70 4 9 13 181 14 0 2 2 26
1997–98 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 72 5 12 17 197 5 0 0 0 4
1998–99 Florida Everglades ECHL 50 6 8 14 110 5 1 0 1 0
1998–99 Beast of New Haven AHL 27 1 0 1 33
1999–00 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 46 0 3 3 53 4 0 0 0 4
1999–00 Dayton Bombers ECHL 7 1 0 1 16
1999–00 Florida Everglades ECHL 9 1 4 5 6 3 0 0 0 2
2000–01 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 73 0 7 7 72 5 0 1 1 4
2001–02 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 58 3 8 11 40 5 0 0 0 8
2002–03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 61 2 3 5 74
2003–04 Fife Flyers BNL 36 10 18 28 28 12 2 5 7 4
2004–05 Fife Flyers BNL 36 7 16 25 22 13 3 5 8 16
2005–06 HC Fassa Italy 47 18 8 26 94
2006–07 HC Fassa Italy 32 10 12 22 80
2007–08 Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 42 4 8 12 107
2007–08 Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 7 0 1 1 18
2008–09 Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 54 3 6 9 123
2008–09 Olimpija Ljubljana Slovenia 7 1 1 2 8
2009–10 Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 37 5 13 18 73
2009–10 SG Pontebba Italy 13 2 8 10 8 7 2 0 2 0
2010–11 Villacher SV EBEL 52 4 14 18 79 10 1 0 1 8
2011–12 Villacher SV EBEL 48 4 9 13 80
2012–13 HC Fassa Italy 38 1 13 14 64
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 146 6 11 17 147 5 0 0 0 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2011-05-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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