| 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
240 lb (109 kg)
| NHL Team|
| Los Angeles Kings|
|Born|| January 3 1979,|
Riga, Latvian SSR
|Pro Career||1997 – present|
Raitis Ivanāns (born January 3, 1979) is a Latvian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Ivanāns is known as an enforcer in the NHL.
In 1997, Ivanāns came over to North America and played for the Flint Generals. In 2005, he made his NHL debut with the Montreal Canadiens, accumulating 9 penalty minutes in 4 games. He got into a fight in his first game, against the Ottawa Senators, with Zdeno Chára, and sustained a broken orbital bone due to a late punch after he was down.
On July 13, 2006, he signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings. Ivanāns scored his first NHL goal against Marty Turco the Dallas Stars on October 12, 2006. On March 18, 2007, he re-signed one-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings a one-way contract. On January 29, 2008, Ivanāns signed a two-year contract extension with the Kings.
|1999–00||Pensacola Ice Pilots||ECHL||59||3||7||10||146||2||0||0||0||0|
|2000–01||New Haven Knights||UHL||66||4||10||14||270||8||1||0||1||4|
|2001–02||Baton Rouge Kingfish||ECHL||40||4||5||9||180||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||66||4||4||8||140||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||73||6||2||8||134||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||72||2||0||2||133||—||—||—||—||—|
- Raitis Ivanāns's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- NHL Player Page
- Yahoo! Sports profile of Raitis Ivanāns
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