Latvian correct winger who joined up with the Dinamo Riga from the Kontinental Hockey League in 2012. He received interest in the 2003 Globe Junior Snow Hockey Championship competitions. He was drafted 64th general from the Boston Bruins in 2004. He made an appearance in 6 video games for the group through the 2008-09 time of year, then became a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning. He grew up in Riga, Latvia. He briefly performed alongside Vincent Lecavalier for the Tampa Bay Lightning.