Leonids Tambijevs

Leonīds Tambijevs (born September 26, 1970 in Riga, Soviet Union) is a former professional ice hockey left winger, currently serving as the head coach of Metallurg Novokuznetsk in the Supreme Hockey League (VHL).

Leonids Tambijevs
Leonids Tambijevs 2, Denmark U20 - Latvia U20, 19.12.2013.jpg
Born (1970-09-26) September 26, 1970 (age 50)
Riga, USSR
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Right
Played for SKA Leningrad
Pārdaugava Riga
Essamika Ogre
Hvidovre Ishockey
Lukko
Iserlohn Roosters
Rodovre Mighty Bulls
Amur Khabarovsk
Tappara
EHC Basel
DHK Latgale
National team  Latvia
Playing career 1988–2008

Playing careerEdit

Tambijevs began his career with the Dinamo Riga youth team. As a junior he played with several Latvian teams. He debuted at the USSR Tier III level with RASMS-Energo, but soon joined USSR top level team Leningrad SKA for the 1990/1991 season. He then returned to Riga where had played until 1995 with ex-USSR league premier level teams Stars Riga and Pardaugava Riga.

After the disbanding of Riga premier league teams in 1995, Tambijevs moved abroad and played with Denmark team Hvidovre IK. A career highpoint includes a spot with Finnish SM-liiga at Rauma Lukko. He then played in Germany, Denmark, Russia, Switzerland, Italy, and spent his final season with EV Zeltweg in Austria

Tambijevs has an extensive Latvian national ice hockey team career. He made his debut at the first official renewed national teams' game in 1992 and has played at every world championship, Olympic qualifier and Olympic Games for the Latvian team until 2007. On 13 April 2007 in a Latvian game against Finland, Tambijevs and Aleksandrs Semjonovs became the first two players to play 200 games for the Latvia national team. He has played the most games and scored the most points for the national team.

Coaching careerEdit

Tambijevs has previously coached Saryarka Karagandy.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 RASMS-Energo Rīga URS.3 28 6 1 7 12
1989–90 SKA–2 Leningrad URS.3 66 30 11 41 46
1990–91 SKA Leningrad URS 23 7 6 13 12
1990–91 SKA–2 Leningrad URS.3 1 0 0 0 0
1991–92 Stars Rīga CIS 9 1 1 2 4
1991–92 RASMS Rīga CIS.3 22 9 4 13 18
1992–93 Pārdaugava Rīga IHL 41 11 8 19 36 2 0 0 0 2
1992–93 Pārdaugava–2 Rīga LAT 11 9 15 24 14
1993–94 Pārdaugava Rīga IHL 42 18 10 28 22 2 0 2 2 0
1993–94 Essamika Ogre LAT 3 1 4
1994–95 Pārdaugava Rīga IHL 47 21 7 28 56
1995–96 Hvidovre IK DEN 42 61 38 99 74
1995–96 Essamika Ogre LAT 5 8 13
1996–97 Hvidovre IK DEN 43 37 35 72 102
1997–98 Hvidovre IK DEN 20 29 13 42 18
1997–98 Lukko SM-l 25 12 10 22 14
1998–99 Lukko SM-l 53 26 23 49 97
1999–2000 Lukko SM-l 52 19 15 34 48 4 0 0 0 2
2000–01 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 60 19 18 37 82
2001–02 Rødovre Mighty Bulls DEN 39 29 29 58 48 9 4 6 10
2002–03 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod RUS.2 41 30 27 57 28 12 7 10 17 4
2002–03 Torpedo–2 Nizhny Novgorod RUS.3 2 1 3 4 0
2003–04 Amur Khabarovsk RSL 13 0 4 4 8
2003–04 Tappara SM-l 12 4 5 9 12
2003–04 EHC Chur SUI.2 8 7 6 13 12 5 4 3 7 4
2004–05 EHC Chur SUI.2 43 21 39 60 54
2005–06 EHC Basel NLA 21 3 11 14 24 1 0 1 1 0
2005–06 EHC Olten SUI.2 3 2 1 3 0
2006–07 HC Merano ITA.2 30 21 32 53 22 11 11 8 19 14
2006–07 DHK Latgale LAT 2 1 2 3 6
2007–08 EV Zeltweg AUT.2 32 24 28 52 30 5 1 2 3 35
IHL totals 130 50 25 75 114 4 0 2 2 2
DEN totals 144 156 115 271 242 9 4 6 10
SM-l totals 142 61 53 114 171 4 0 0 0 2

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1993 Latvia WC C 7 6 11 17 2
1993 Latvia OGQ 4 1 1 2 2
1994 Latvia WC B 5 2 0 2 2
1995 Latvia WC B 7 6 6 12 8
1996 Latvia WC B 7 3 2 5 6
1996 Latvia OGQ 4 6 8 14
1997 Latvia WC 8 4 1 5 2
1998 Latvia WC 6 3 1 4 6
1999 Latvia WC 6 3 1 4 2
1999 Latvia WC Q 3 1 0 1 6
2000 Latvia WC 6 1 2 3 2
2001 Latvia OGQ 3 0 0 0 0
2001 Latvia WC 6 1 3 4 0
2002 Latvia OG 4 1 2 3 2
2002 Latvia WC 6 1 0 1 2
2003 Latvia WC 6 1 1 2 6
2004 Latvia WC 7 0 1 1 0
2005 Latvia OGQ 3 0 1 1 0
2005 Latvia WC 6 1 2 3 10
2006 Latvia OG 5 1 0 1 8
2006 Latvia WC 6 1 2 3 6
2007 Latvia WC 5 1 1 2 6
Tier I senior totals 77 17 19 36 52
Tier II senior totals 36 19 18 37 24

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Официальный сайт ХК "Сарыарка" г. Караганда - Главная страница".

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