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Ice hockey goaltender

Born: August 26, 1996, Riga, Latvia

Died: July 4, 2021, Novi, Michigan, United States

Weight: 81 kg

NHL Draft: Undrafted

National team: Latvia

Played for: Prizma Riga; Columbus Blue Jackets

Celebrated Name Matiss Kivlenieks

Age 24 Years

Nick Name Matiss

Birth Name Matiss Edmunds Kivlenieks

Birth Date 1996-08-26

Gender Male

Profession Ice Hockey Player

Place Of Birth Riga

Birth Nation Latvia

Nationality Latvian

Ethnicity Latvian-White

Race White

Horoscope Virgo

Religion Christian

Mother Astrida

Marital Status Unmarried

Source of Wealth Ice Hockey Career

Height 6 ft 2 in

Weight 81 KG

Body Type Slim

Eye Color Black

Hair Color Black

Shoe Size 12 US

Matiss Kivlenieks 10 Pics, Photos, Pictures

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Matiss Kivlenieks 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

Kivlenieks was born in Riga, Latvia. His father died of natural causes when he was young. His mother and stepfather are restaurateurs.

Kivlenieks had a younger sister. He fluently spoke Latvian, Russian, and after playing in the United States, English.

He started playing ice hockey at age 3 or 4 after watching his cousin’s practices. At age 5, he began playing as a goaltender.

Matiss Kivlenieks was an American citizen. Moreover, Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, died after being struck in the chest by firework while sitting in hot tub at home of coach who was hosting daughter’s Hawaiian-themed wedding.

His exact date of birth is not known. Moreover, he was 24-yrs old, at the time of his death. He holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Michigan police say that 24-year-old Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died after a fireworks accident in a Detroit suburb on 04 July, 2021.

Kivlenieks was at the home of Blue Jacket goaltending coach Manny Legace, whose daughter Sabrina was getting married on July 4. Police said a mortar-style firework tilted slightly and started to fire toward people during the celebration on Sunday in Novi, Michigan.

A medical examiner said an autopsy determined Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast – not a fall as police first reported

Prior to the autopsy, police said Kivlenieks was believed to have slipped and hit his head on concrete while running from a malfunctioning firework. Police believe the Latvian-born star’s death to be an accident.

Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen tweeted: ‘Life is so precious and can be so fragile. Hug your loved ones today. RIP Matiss, you will be dearly missed’.

He stands tall at 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 81 kg. Likewise, the Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks had white hair with a pair of black shimmery eyes.

Real Name Matīss Edmunds Kivlenieks

Nick Name Matiss Kivlenieks

Famous As Ice Hockey Player

Age 24-years old (Died)

Birthday August 26, 1996

Death Date July 4, 2021

Birthplace Novi, Michigan, U.S.

Zodiac Sign Leo

Ethnicity Mixed

Nationality American

Religion Christianity

Height approx. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Weight approx. 81 Kg (178 lbs)

Body Measurements approx. 44-32-38 inches

Biceps Size 23 inches

Eye Color Dark Brown

Hair Color Black

Shoe Size 15.5 (US)

Girlfriend/Dating Single

Wife Yes

He had not married yet and he didn’t have a wife. Matiss was very secretive regarding his personal life and hasn’t revealed any information regarding his dating life. He usually skips questions regarding his girlfriend.

Matiss Kivlenieks played for Prizma Riga in the season of 2011–12. Kivlenieks was named to the First All-Star team, and won the league’s Goaltender and Player of the Year awards.

Sabrina Legace and Nick Howell were celebrating their wedding on July 4 at her father’s home.

Sabrina Legace, a nurse, and Nick Howell, a realtor, invited their guests to a Hawaiian-themed wedding on July 4, in 2021.

Kivlenieks was in this hot tub at the Legace family home when a firework misfired.

Legace’s swimming pool and hot tub backed onto the lake behind their Novi home.

Sabrina Legace, a nurse in Grand Rapids, married real estate agent Nick Howells at her father’s home in Novi.

The Hawaiian-themed party was in the back yard, around the pool, at Legace’s home.

Police in Novi, Michigan, said Monday that 24-year-old Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died after hitting his head following a Fourth of July fireworks accident.

A makeshift memorial to Kivlenieks sprung up at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio – where the young Latvian played his hockey. He played in the 80 shirt.

Balloons, flowers, candles, teddies and hockey sticks were left in tribute to Kivlenieks.

Kivlenieks joined the Ohio team after declining to return to play in Latvia, and made his NHL debut in January 2020.

The Blue Jackets called it a ‘tragic accident’ but did not elaborate on what exactly happened.

One Cleveland-area hockey mom shared pictures of her son with Kivlenieks on Instagram, saying that the young netminder met her son at several functions Monsters team functions.