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- League status: Active
- Administered by: Latvian Hockey Federation
- Year of start: 1994
- WWW: http://www.lhf.lv
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Teams from Virsliga and 1st League play in knock-out rounds. Virsliga finalists begin from quarter-finals. Every game is played with home/away format
Latvian Cup history
1994/1995. Was the first edition since independence of Latvian Cup. In the finals Pardaugava beat "Essamika (7:2). The tournament was used to determine the Latvian representative in the Continental Cup.
1995/1996. season there have been held in a special tournament, which was called the Latvian Hockey League Play-offs or Latvian cup. In the final series of three wins Alianse Riga beat Essamika (2:0,3:4,7:4,6:3).
Latvian Cup also took place in 1998/1999. season. Liepajas Metalurgs beats in two games "NIK's" (8:2, 3:1).
Also in 2007/2008 there was a tournament called Latvian Cup. In the Finals "Liepajas Metalurgs" won "Riga 2000" (3:0, 4:1).
2008/2009. In autumn 2008 took place a tournament, called the Latvian Cup. Five teams competed in an home/away round robin. Liepajas Metalurgs won the tournament ahead of Latgale Daugavpils, ASK Ogre, "Riga 2000" and "LSPA / Riga".
The Cup resurrected in 2015-16 season
- Finally it’s Kurbads! (05 Apr 2017)
Mogo retains Latvian Cup
After a thrilling final, played at Arena Riga in front of 2500 fans, HK Mogo keep the Latvian Cup in its trophies room defeating, as in last season, HK Kurbad 3-2 at overtime with the decisive goal scored by Ronalds Cinks at 62:57. The two goalies, Henrijs Ančs and Mārtiņš Raitums were awarded as team's MVP(18 Feb 2017)
HK Mogo wins Latvian Cup
Current national champion HK Mogo win the first edition of new format of Latvian Cup, a tournament resumed after being played on and off in the past, , by beating 4-3 HK Kurbads with a spectacular comeback from 0-3 in the final, played at Arena Riga in front of 2150 spectators. Mogo forward Miks Lipsbergs, with 2 goals and one assist, earns the MVP title.(05 Feb 2016)
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