Pavlovs Provides Injury Cover

Fife Flyers Ice Hockey Club are pleased to announce Vitālijs Pavlovs will join the club as injury cover after Ben Hawerchuk was assigned to Injury Reserve.

Born in Riga Latvia and standing at 6’4”, the 34 year old forward comes to Fife with a wealth of experience having iced in 281 KHL games with Dynamo Riga, 78 games in the ECHL with the Colorado Eagles and most recently 55 Polska Hokej Liga games and 58 Slovakian Extraliga games with JKH GKS Jastrzębie, HK Dukla Michalovce and HC 19 Humenné respectively.

Pavlovs has also made 154 appearances for the Latvian National team at various levels, crossing paths with current Fife Flyers head coach Tom Coolen during his tenure as Assistant Coach of the Latvian National Team between 2012-2014.

On the signing of Pavlovs, Coach Coolen said “Vitālijs Pavlovs is a big, experienced center. He has played in the highest levels of competition; the Olympic Games, World Championships, KHL and most recently the Slovak Extraliga where he logged key minutes over the last two seasons. He plays a two way game and can be used in all situations.”

Vitālijs Pavlovs arrived in Kirkcaldy this afternoon.