Harijs Vītoliņš

Harijs Vītoliņš (Harijs Vitolinsh; born April 30, 1968 in Riga, Soviet Union) is a Latvian former professional ice hockey centre. After being selected twice in the NHL Entry Draft, Vītoliņš played eight games in the National Hockey League with the Winnipeg Jets during the 1993–94 season, going scoreless.

Harijs Vītoliņš
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Born (1968-04-30) April 30, 1968 (age 53)
Riga, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 224 lb (102 kg; 16 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Winnipeg Jets
National team  Latvia
NHL Draft 188th overall, 1988
Montreal Canadiens
228th overall, 1993
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1986–2005

Vītoliņš was promoted to head coach of Dynamo Moscow after Oleg Znarok was named as Zinetula Bilyaletdinov's successor team Russia head-coach .[1] Vītoliņš also serves as assistant of Oleg Znaroks. In May 2014, national team of Russia coached by Znaroks and Vītoliņš won the world ice hockey championship in Minsk, Belarus.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Latvijas Berzs URS.3 5
1985–86 RASMS Riga URS.3 20 9 1 10 8
1986–87 Dinamo Riga Soviet 17 1 1 2 8
1987–88 Dinamo Riga Soviet 30 3 3 6 24
1987–88 RASMS Riga URS.3 16 7 7 14 24
1988–89 Dinamo Riga Soviet 36 3 2 5 16
1988–89 RASMS-Energo Riga URS.3 10 3 4 7 0
1989–90 Dinamo Riga Soviet 45 7 6 13 18
1990–91 Dinamo Riga Soviet 46 12 19 31 22
1991–92 Stars Riga CIS 30 12 5 17 10
1992–93 Thunder Bay Thunder Hawks CoHL 8 6 7 13 12
1992–93 New Haven Senators AHL 7 6 3 9 4
1992–93 EHC Chur NDA 17 12 6 18 21
1993–94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 8 0 0 0 4
1993–94 Moncton Hawks AHL 70 28 34 62 41 20 1 3 4 4
1994–95 SC Rapperswil-Jona NDA 30 6 17 23 50
1995–96 Rögle BK SEL 19 3 2 5 24
1995–96 Rögle BK Allsv 18 9 10 19 24 10 2 4 6 14
1996–97 EHC Chur SUI.2 39 25 28 83 58 3 0 1 1 6
1997–98 EHC Chur SUI.2 39 30 51 81 32 9 5 7 12 6
1998–99 EHC Chur SUI.2 40 24 38 62 44 18 10 16 26 49
1999–2000 EHC Chur SUI.2 36 25 23 48 51 17 9 11 20 14
2000–01 EHC Chur NLA 39 15 14 29 34
2001–02 HC Thurgau SUI.2 32 16 21 37 24 3 1 3 4 4
2002–03 HC Thurgau SUI.2 38 25 28 53 57 5 2 3 5 8
2003–04 HC Thurgau SUI.2 45 30 40 70 78 6 4 4 8 14
2004–05 HC Thurgau SUI.2 18 5 11 16 24
2004–05 SC Langnau NLA 1 0 0 0 0
2004–05 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 2 1 1 2 2
2005–06 Pikes EHC Oberthurgau SUI.4 14 12 12 24
Soviet/CIS totals 204 38 36 74 98
NHL totals 8 0 0 0 4
SUI.2 totals 287 180 270 450 368 61 31 45 76 115

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1988 Soviet Union WJC 7 2 0 2 6
1993 Latvia WC C 3 3 3 6 4
1995 Latvia WC B 7 3 4 7 16
1996 Latvia WC B 7 3 6 9 2
1997 Latvia WC 8 4 5 9 4
1998 Latvia WC 6 1 4 5 4
1999 Latvia WC 6 0 2 2 6
1999 Latvia WC Q 3 1 2 3 2
2000 Latvia WC 7 1 1 2 14
2001 Latvia OGQ 3 1 0 1 2
2001 Latvia WC 6 1 1 2 4
2002 Latvia OG 4 2 2 4 0
2002 Latvia WC 6 1 0 1 2
Senior totals 66 21 30 51 60

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fedor Fedin (2014-03-26). "Oleg Znarok Named Coach of Team Russia". russianmachineneverbreaks.com. Retrieved 2014-05-15.

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