Kothajit Singh is an up-and-coming hockey player who is quickly making a name for himself in the hockey world. Hailing from India, Kothajit is a defenseman who has an impressive skillset that has allowed him to excel at the junior level. Here’s a closer look at this rising star.
Story of Kothajit Singh
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Kothajit Singh was born in India in 1998. He began playing hockey at a young age and quickly showed promise as a player. He honed his skills by playing for various club teams in India before being selected to play for the Indian national Under-16 team. In 2014, he made his international debut at the Under-18 World Championship Division III tournament. He was then selected to play for the Under-18 World Championship Division II tournament in 2015.
In 2016, Kothajit Singh signed with the SHL’s AIK Stockholm. He made his SHL debut during the 2016-17 season and played in 11 games. The following season, heSplit time between AIK Stockholm and AIK’s junior team. He played 19 games with AIK Stockholm and recorded two assists.
In 2018, Kothajit Singh was loaned to HC Dalen of Sweden’s second-tier league, HockeyAllsvenskan. He played 27 games with HC Dalen and recorded one goal and five assists.
The 2019-20 season saw Kothajit return to AIK Stockholm. He had a breakout year, appearing in 41 games and recording four goals and nine assists.
In addition to representing India at the Under-16 and Under-18 levels, Kothajit has also represented India at the senior level in several tournaments. He made his senior national team debut at the 2018 Asian Games. He has also represented India at the 2019 World Championship Division II Group A tournament and the 2020 World Championship Division II Group B tournament.
Kothajit Singh is an up-and-coming hockey player who is quickly making a name for himself in the hockey world. A defenseman with an impressive skillset, Kothajit has already had success at both the junior and professional levels. With many years of hockey still ahead of him, it will be exciting to see how far he can go in his career!
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