Rodrigo Ābols

Rodrigo Ābols
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Born(1996-01-05) 5 January 1996 (age 21)
Riga, Latvia
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
PositionForward
ShootsLeft
QMJHL team
Former teams
Acadie-Bathurst Titan
Dinamo Riga
National team Latvia
NHL Draft184th overall, 2016
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career2014-present

Biography

Rodrigo Ābols (given birth to 5 January 1996) is a Latvian glaciers hockey forwards currently using for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan from the QMJHL. He’s the kid of Artis Ābols, who also performed glaciers hockey and happens to be the head trainer of HC Lada Togliatti from the Kontinental Hockey Group. Ābols was chosen with the Vancouver Canucks 184th general in the 2016 NHL Entrance Draft.

Playing career

Ābols began performing in small and junior hockey in Sweden when his dad played right now there. He became a member of Dinamo Riga junior membership, HK Riga of MHL in 2013–14 period after he was drafted 143rd general in the KHL Junior Draft with the club. Then played his initial senior video game for Dinamo Riga in the Kontinental Hockey Group, coached by his dad, on 27 Dec 2014 within an OT reduction against competitors Dinamo Minsk. In January 2015 Ābols signed up his first KHL stage with assist on the earn against Torpedo and have scored his first objective against on earn against Severstal Cherepovets. After impressing at several Young Stars Competitions hosted with the Vancouver Canucks, Ābols was chosen 184th overall with the Canucks, in the 7th circular from the 2016 NHL Admittance Draft

International play

Ābols participated in the 2013 Globe Junior Snow Hockey Championships while a member from the Latvian country wide junior group. He produced his senior worldwide debut in the 2015 IIHF Globe Championships in Prague.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs Season Group League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM 2013–14 HK Riga MHL 44 7 9 16 34 10 1 0 1 12 2013–14 Dinamo Riga Juniors LAT 1 1 3 4 0 — — — — — 2014–15 HK Riga MHL 35 20 18 38 61 3 0 1 1 2 2014–15 Dinamo Riga KHL 14 1 4 5 4 — — — — — 2015–16 Portland Winterhawks WHL 62 20 29 49 42 4 0 1 1 4 KHL totals 14 1 4 5 4 — — — — —

International

Year Group Event Result GP G A Pts PIM 2014 Latvia WJC18-D1 12th 5 1 3 4 2 2014 Latvia WJC-D1 13th 5 3 2 5 2 2015 Latvia WJC-D1 15th 5 2 2 4 2 2015 Latvia WC 13th 7 0 0 0 0 2016 Latvia WJC-D1 11th 5 4 1 5 0 Junior totals 20 10 8 18 6 Senior totals 7 0 0 0 0

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