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  • Year of foundation: 1931
  • Colours: dark red, white
  • Club status: active
  • Address: Latvian Ice Hockey Federation
    Raunas iela 23
    1039 Riga
  • Phone: +371 675 65 614
  • Fax: +371 675 65 015
  • Email: lhf@lhf.lv
  • WWW: http://www.lhf.lv/

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Season 2020-2021

Club teams
Recent gamesseason 2020-2021
Apr. 28 21 | 20:00Canada - Latvia4-2
Apr. 29 21 | 20:00Belarus - Latvia6-2
May. 01 21 | 16:00Latvia - Sweden0-7
Current rosterseason 2020-2021
# Pos Player name State Born Height Weight Shoots  
1GLinards Lipskis30.07.2003181 cm77 kgleft
25GKarlis Mezsargs12.12.2003187 cm83 kgleft
20GMarks Slavinskis20.10.2003169 cm45 kgleft
23DRoberts Andersons13.03.2003182 cm73 kgleft
7DBogdans Hodass13.04.2003187 cm80 kgleft
10DArtjoms Kadņikovs05.03.2003178 cm68 kgleft
13DGustavs Ozolins19.06.2003177 cm69 kgleft
26DVladimirs Zaicevs22.08.2003188 cm75 kgleft
9FRicards Brinecs07.04.2003195 cm77 kgright
12FRoberts Cjunskis13.04.2003- cm- kgN/A
14FRainers Dārziņš06.05.2004173 cm60 kgleft
19FDarels Dukurs06.05.2003173 cm61 kgleft
4FNiks Feņenko19.08.2004184 cm76 kgleft
8FKristaps Kristiņš25.02.2003187 cm72 kgleft
6CMartins Rodrigo Lavins (C)10.04.2003183 cm80 kgright
5FSilvers Uvis Lazarenovs04.08.2003183 cm79 kgleft
17CDans Locmelis21.01.2004177 cm68 kgleft
18FPeteris Purmalis17.01.2003186 cm84 kgleft
21FAnri Ravinskis02.01.2003186 cm83 kgleft
28FKristians Samitis21.07.2003189 cm78 kgleft
16FĢirts Silkalns30.06.2003182 cm66 kgleft
3FRihards Simanovičs07.10.2003184 cm73 kgleft
24FMārtiņš Šulcs20.05.2003188 cm77 kgleft
27FKlavs Veinbergs27.03.2003185 cm72 kgleft
22FSandis Vilmanis23.01.2004- cm- kgleft
Coach name State Born Coach position  
Kristaps Zelcs24.08.1988Other
Olegs Sorokins04.01.1974Head Coach
Juris Ozols06.04.1977Assistant Coach
Herberts Vasiljevs23.05.1976Assistant Coach

* no longer in the club

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Latvia withdraws

Due to covid-19 cases in the Latvian national team they were forced to withdraw from Wojciecha Korfantego Cup (EIHC) that was scheduled to be played in Katowice, Poland December 17-19.

Instead Poland and Hungary will play two games.

(13 Dec 2020)

Switzerland wins WC preparation against Latvia

Switzerland beat Latvia 4-1 in Herisau tonight. Miks Indrasis scored 1-0 for Latvia in the first period. Switzerland then scored two goals in the second period and teo in the third. Swiss goals: Gregory Hofmann, Noah Rod, Lukas Frick and Vincent Praplan.

(03 May 2019)

Latvia sends Slovakia to the relegation round

At the U18 World Championship in Sweden Latvia beat Slovakia 2-0 to secure a spot in the quarter finals. Ernests Osenieks and Ralfs Jevdokimovs scored the goals in the second period. Arturs Silovs made 24 saves for the shutout.

Slovakia will play the fifth place team of the other group to avoid relegation.

(22 Apr 2019)

Metallurg Zhlobin at Baltic Challenge Cup

The Extraliga team Metallurg Zhlobin will represent Belaus at the Baltic Challenge Cup in Vilnius, a tournament part of Euro Ice Hockey Challenge series, held in Lithuanian capital from 8 to 11 November. At first Belarussian Federation indicated a U25 team would participate in the tournament. Metallurg will play in the jersey of the national team of Belarus and will face Lithuania, Japan, Romania, Estonia and Latvia B team.
Cheack all the rosters here

(07 Nov 2018)

Leonids Beresnevs named new Latvian national team coach

Experienced coach Leonids Beresnevs was named new headcoach of Latvian national team during a board meeting of the Latvian Federation. Beresņevs, 57, coached Latvia several times in the past, both senior and junior level. After two seasons at Arlan Kokshetau in Kazakhstan, Beresņevs was back at Latvia to coach HS Riga.

"The contract with mr Beresņevs was signed until the end of the World Championship in Russia. If the coach will fulfill the goals, then the contract will be extended until the end of season, including the Olympic qualifications in September. If Latvia will earn a ticket to Korea 2018, the contract will automatically be extended for two years" said Federation President Kirovs Lipmans.

(10 Feb 2016)

U20 World Juniors Div1A started

The U20 World Championship Division I Group A started today in Asiago. The winners on the opening day were Belarus, Latvia and Norway.

(15 Dec 2014)

Sandis Ozolins will carry Latvian flag at Sochi

Dinamo Riga captain Sandis Ozolins will be the Latvian delegation standard-bearer at the opening ceremony in Sochi.
For 41-year-old hockey player upcoming Olympics will be the third in his career. Ozolins is the fourth hockey player to carry national flag after Leonīds Vedējs (1936), Harijs Vītoliņš (2002) and Artūrs Irbe (2006)

(30 Jan 2014)

German revenge

After yesterday's loss to Latvia, the German national team today won 4-0 against the same opponent.

David Wolf scored twice and Daryl Boyle and Matthias Plachta got a goal each in Essen.

(18 Dec 2013)

Latvia beats Germany

Latvia visited Germany in Herne today and won the game 4-3 after a shoot-out. Andris Dzerins scored a late equaliser and Mikelis Redlihs decided the shoot-out.

The teams will play again tomorrow in Essen.

(17 Dec 2013)

Belarus announces national team games

Belarus Hockey Federation announces the National Team games in preparation for World Championship: Andrei Skabelka troop will face Germany on 05 and 06 April in Minsk and Molodechno, Slovakia on 12 and 13 April in Minsk and Soligorsk (venue not yet confirmed) and then will play twice against Latvia on still unknown dates. Finally Belarus will compete in Skoda Cup

(20 Feb 2013)
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Fast factsseason 2020-2021

Latvia participates in season 2020-2021: National team games, World Championship, U18 National team games, WJC18


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