Sep 1, 2016

Tonight, we introduce you to one of the most decorated players to come to Affton in recent years: defenseman Regnars Udris.

LAST SEASON: Originally from Talsi, Latvia, Udris played last season with the Anaheim Jr. Ducks 18U AAA team in the Tier I Elite League, where he made the national championships. In addition, he was capped by the Latvian national team to play at the IIHF 18U World Championships in Grand Forks, N.D., where he helped keep his native country in the top division.

What is your favorite moment in your hockey career? Playing in the IIHF 18U World Championships for Latvia

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who’d it be? Erik Karlsson

Who is your favorite NHL player? Erik Karlsson

Favorite film Fast and Furious

Favorite video game NHL series

Favorite TV series Breaking Bad

Three things you’d bring with you if you were stranded on a desert island: A knife, an inflatable boat and a giant box of matches

Favorite subject in school Mathematics

Do you have any unique pre-game routines or superstitions? I always tape my stick the same way: also, I make sure no one can touch it before each game

Why did you choose the Jr. Blues? It’s a great organization, my coach recommended them to me and I’ve always wanted to play junior hockey.