F 6'4" 187
Born: Jan. 5, 1996
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Shoots: Left
Drafted: VAN 2016 (7th, 184th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2014-15 Riga Dynamo KHL   14 1 4 5 4   - - - - -
2015-16 Portland WHL   62 20 29 49 42   4 0 1 1 4
2016-17 Portland WHL   2 0 1 1 7   - - - - -
  Acadie-Bathurst QMJHL   52 18 32 50 43   11 5 6 11 12
2017-18 Orebro SHL   26 0 1 1 6   - - - - -
  Karlskoga Swe-1   18 7 10 17 20   - - - - -
2018-19 Orebro SHL   45 18 8 26 20   2 0 1 1 0
2019-20 Springfield AHL   36 7 16 23 15   - - - - -
  Greenville ECHL   4 3 1 4 4   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   36 7 16 23 16   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   - - - - -   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   143 36 40 76 69   2 0 1 1 0

BIOGRAPHY

Signed a two-year, entry-level contract with Florida on 3/28/19 ... Began the 2020-21 season with Orebro in Sweden.

2019-20

Completed his first professional season in North America, spending time with both Springfield (AHL) and Greenville (ECHL) ... After starting the season with five points (1g, 4a) in his first 17 AHL games, finished the season with 18 points (6g, 12a) in his last 19 outings ... Made his AHL debut vs. ROC on 10/11 and recorded his first AHL point, an assist, in his third game of the season vs. BEL (10/26) ... Assigned to ECHL Greenville on 11/11 ... Recalled to Springfield on 11/18 after recording four points (3g, 1a) in four games with Greenville ... Scored his first goal of the season at WBS (1/4) ... Recorded his first AHL multi-point game with a season-high three points (1g, 2a) and was plus-4 in a 6-5 win at PRO (1/19) ... Scored the overtime winner on the power play and had an assist at CHA (2/15) to extend his point streak to a season-long four games (2g, 3a) ... Recorded a goal and an assist and was plus-3 in his final game of the season, a 4-3 win vs. HFD (3/8).

EUROPE

Played 14 games with Dinamo Riga of the KHL in 2014-15 ... Returned to Europe for the 2017-18 campaign after playing two seasons of junior hockey in Canada ... Split that season between Orebro of the SHL, Sweden's top division, and Karlskoga of Hockey Allsvenskan ... Played the entirety of the 2018-19 campaign with Orebro in the SHL, tying for fifth in the league with 18 goals.

JUNIOR

Played two seasons of major junior in Canada with Portland of the WHL and Acadie-Bathurst of the QMJHL between 2015-17 ... Ranked sixth among Portland skaters with 49 points in 2015-16 ... Began the 2016-17 season with Portland but joined Acadie-Bathurst of the QMJHL following his release ... Ranked sixth among Acadie-Bathurst skaters with 50 points (18g, 32a) in 2016-17 ... Tied for fourth among Acadie-Bathurst skaters with 11 points during the 2017 QMJHL playoffs.

INTERNATIONAL

Has represented Latvia extensively at the junior and senior levels, including four World Championship tournaments.