Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Janis Sprukts
Janis Sprukts was born January 31, 1981 in Riga, Latvia. Florida's seventh choice, 234th overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Sprukts is a graduate of the QMJHL's Acadie-Bathurst Titan and the Finish Jr. leagues Lukko Rauma.

A physically dominent centreman, Sprukts arrived in North America to compete in a pair of seasons with the QMJHLs Acadie-Bathurst Titan. He returned to Europe and spent three years overseas before he was signed by the Florida Panthers to a one-year contract. As a member of the Panthers, Sprukts made his NHL debut in an October 20th game against the Philadelphia Flyers, but spent the majority of his season with Floridas AHL affiliate in Rochester.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1998-99 Latvia EJC-A 4 7 5 12 0
1999-00 Lukko Rauma Jr. Fin-Jr. 26 2 5 7 6 3 0 0 0 0
1999-00 HC Essamika Jr. EEHL-2 2 4 4 8 0
1999-00 Latvia WJC-B 5 0 1 1 2 +1
1999-00 Latvia WJ18-B 5 5 1 6 14 +5
1999-00 Latvia WC-A 7 0 0 0 0 -1
2000-01 Lukko Rauma Jr. Fin-Jr. 36 15 22 37 24 3 0 0 0 0
2000-01 Lukko Rauma Finland 9 0 0 0 2
2000-01 Latvia WJC-B 5 1 4 5 0 -3
2001-02 Acadie-Bathurst Titan QMJHL 63 35 44 79 46 +41 16 14 8 22 12
2001-02 Latvia WJC-C 4 2 3 5 0 +4
2002-03 Sport Vaasa Finland-2 21 5 6 11 8
2002-03 Acadie-Bathurst Titan QMJHL 30 9 29 38 12 +17 11 3 5 8 0
2002-03 Latvia WC-A 6 0 2 2 2 +1
2003-04 ASK Ogre Latvia 5 2 4 6 0
2003-04 Odense IK Denmark 2 0 1 1 2
2004-05 HK Riga 2000 BelOpen 21 7 9 16 10 3 0 0 0 2
2004-05 HK Riga 2000 Latvia 3 2 3 5 0 9 3 4 7 2
2004-05 Latvia Oly-Q 3 3 1 4 0 +3
2004-05 Latvia WC-A 6 2 1 3 0 0
2005-06 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 35 18 10 28 14 13 3 4 7 14
2005-06 Latvia WC-A 6 0 1 1 2 0
2006-07 Florida Panthers NHL 13 1 2 3 2 +1
2006-07 Rochester Americans AHL 58 18 41 59 60 +8 6 1 3 4 4
2006-07 Latvia WC-A 3 0 2 2 0
2007-08 Lukko Rauma Finland 53 12 17 29 20 3 0 1 1 0
2007-08 Latvia WC-A 6 0 2 2 2 -1
2008-09 Florida Panthers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 Rochester Americans AHL 59 16 31 47 20 -10
2009-10 Dynamo Riga KHL 53 11 25 36 34 9 1 4 5 10
2009-10 Latvia Olympics 4 0 1 1 0 -3
2009-10 Latvia WC-A 6 2 3 5 2 +3
2010-11 Dynamo Riga KHL 53 10 16 26 52 11 4 1 5 6
2011-12 Dynamo Riga KHL 53 11 24 35 28 7 5 3 8 0
2011-12 Latvia WC-A 7 0 4 4 2 +1
2012-13 CSKA Moscow KHL 50 5 3 8 6 9 0 1 1 0
2012-13 Latvia WC-A 7 1 5 6 2 0
2013-14 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 14 2 5 7 0 18 0 4 4 6
2013-14 Latvia Olympics 5 2 2 4 0 -1
2014-15 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 7 1 1 2 0
2014-15 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 16 1 4 5 4
2015-16 MHC Martin Slovakia 12 3 3 6 4 4 0 1 1 0
2016-17 Latvia WC-A 6 2 1 3 6 0
NHL Totals 14 1 2 3 2


Released by Vaasa (Finland-2) and returned to Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL), January 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Riga, (KHL), July 17, 2009.
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