|NUMBER:||44||BIRTHDATE:||February 26, 1986|
|HEIGHT:||5' 10"||BIRTHPLACE:||Riga, Latvia|
|WEIGHT:||198||DRAFTED:||BOS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||2nd (64th overall)|
2008-09: Has a goal and 2 assists in the past 4 games ... Scored his 1st NHL goal and logged 12:54 in ice time 4/3 at NJD ... Recorded his 1st TBL point with an assist and had a +1 rating 3/12 at TOR.
Season Highs: G: 1(4/3 at NJD) A: 1(5x,last-4/7 vs. PIT) P: 1(6x,last-4/7 vs. PIT)
TOI: 15:23(3/24 vs. CBJ) +/-: +1(3x,last-3/17 vs. TOR) SOG: 3(2/13 at NJD*)
Hits: 5(3/14 at FLA) Blkd Shts: 2(3/11 at OTT)
*- w/ BOS
Shootout Statistics: Career: 0-0 (.000) - 2008-09: 0-0 (.000)
Drafted: By BOS in the 2nd rd, 64th overall, in 2004.
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