San Jose Sharks
Sandis Ozolinsh
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POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 215
BIRTHDATE: 08/03/1972
BIRTHPLACE: Riga, LVA
DRAFTED: SJS: 1991-30 overall
2007-08 REGULAR SEASON NOTES:
- Eight points (1-7=8) in his last 12 games
- 4th among team defensemen in points (3-13=16)br>- 13 of his 16 points this season have been recorded at HP Pavilion
- Posted a season-high three assists, all on the power play, vs. Detroit on Jan. 19
- Scored first goal of the season on Nov. 10 vs. Phoenix
- Originally selected by San Jose in the second round (30th overall) of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft, making him just the third player ever selected by San Jose (Pat Fallloon and Ray Whitney were selected prior to him).

FIN FACTS:
- Opened the first 18-hole golf course in his home country of Latvia
- Completed a triathalon with only his family present

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING:
- That was a big turnaround this summer and I'm finally comfortable with what I am and what has happened, said Ozolinsh, 35. I actually feel pretty good and I do what I have to do and I do what I was advised to do. And I do it for myself and not for anybody else. Oakland Tribune, 9/25/07