• He led the Dubuque Fighting Saints in scoring this season registering 55 points (24-31--55) in 49 games. His six game-winning goals were tied for fourth in the United States Hockey League.
• Girgensons has committed to the University of Vermont for the fall of 2012.
• In 2010-11, he finished third overall on Dubuque with 49 points (21-28--49) in 51 games and was selected to the mid-season Western Conference All-Stars. He had eight points (3-5--8) over 11 games in the playoffs helping Dubuque capture the 2010-11 USHL Championship.
• Girgensons represented Latvia at the 2012 World Junior Championship and the 2010 World Under-18 Championship.
• His first introduction to the North American game was in 2008 through the Selects summer hockey program. In 2009-10, he played for Vermont’s Green Mountain Glades in the Eastern Junior Hockey League.
• He first put skates on at the age of three with his father, Aldis, who had played in Russia’s second league.
Detroit Red Wings
Rick Nash, Ryan Smith, Ryan Kesler
COD, Black Ops and NHL 11
Troy, The Town
Two and Half Men
Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Blake Lively
NHL.com, sportacentrs.com (Latvian)
Sport (other than hockey)
Eggs or oatmeal
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