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Rodrigo Laviņš
Born August 3, 1974,
Riga
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
team
F. teams
retired
Class B
RASMS Riga
Soviet Championship League
Stars Riga
Superliga
Pārdaugava Rīga
Molot-Prikamie Perm
Dynamo Moskva
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Latvijas hokeja līga
Pārdaugava Rīga
HK NIK'S-Brih
HK Rīga 2000
HK Kurbads
ECHL
Raleigh IceCaps
Tallahassee Tiger Sharks
CoHL
Muskegon Fury
WCHL
Tacoma Sabercats
IHL
Las Vegas Thunder
Liiga
Jokerit
Ilves
HPK
SHL
AIK
Brynäs IF
Södertälje SK
DEL
Augsburger Panther
BHL
HK Rīga 2000
Metalurgs Liepaja
KHL
Dinamo Riga
Junioru Attistibas Hokeja liga
Marupe
Ntl. team Flag of Latvia Latvia
Playing career 1990–2016
2018-2019
Rodrigolavins

Rodrigo Laviņš (born August 3, 1974 in Riga, USSR) is a retired professional Latvian defenseman.

Formed with HK Pardaugava Riga, Laviņš topped the charts at the 1994 World Junior Championship by collecting 9 assists, the best total of the tournament, and a goal. After a four seasons stint in North America, chiefly in the ECHL and International Hockey League, he comes back to Europe to play with Jokerit Helsinki of the SM-Liiga and AIK IF of the Elitserien in 1998-99. A well travelled veteran, he also spent time in the Deutsch Eishockey Liga, the Russian Superleague, the Latvian Championship and the Belarus Open League. In 2008-2014, he played in KHL for Dinamo Riga, then he played two seasons for HK Kurbads of the Latvijas hokeja līga. He retired in 2016. In season 2018-19, he played four more games for Marupe of the 2nd highest Latvian league

He played for Latvia at the 1993 World Championship (Pool C), 1994 World Junior Championship (Pool C), 1996 World Championship (Pool B), 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2014 World Championships and at the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Olympics.

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