Ice Hockey in Latvia

Ice Hockey in Latvia is governed by the Latvian Ice Hockey Federation. Latvia has been a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation since 1992. Latvia Men’s national team made their International debut in 1932, while the Women and Junior teams made their debuts in 1992 & 1962. Both Men and Junior teams took part in Winter Spartakiad Games . This page shows the history of the Men’s, Women & Junior national teams.


 

Men’s National Team
IIHF Member: May 6th, 1992
History:
Latvia Men Official Results
Latvia Men Unofficial Results
Latvia Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played: February 27th, 1932, 3-0 win over Lithuania
First Unofficial Game Played: January 15th, 1935, 2-1 win over Vfb Konigberg
Longest Official Winning Streak: (9) November 15th, 1992-March 15th, 1993
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak: (4) November 6th, 2020-August 12th, 2021
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (16) November 15th, 1992-September 1st, 1993
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak: (6) February 22nd, 1982-February 21st, 1986
Longest Official Losing Streak: (11) February 16th-May 1st, 2018
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak: (5) April 15th, 1990-November 5th, 1994
Biggest Official Win: 32-0 over Israel March 15th, 1993
Biggest Unofficial Win: 35-0 over Armenian SSR March 10th, 1962
Biggest Official Loss: 14-0 to Canada January 20th, 1935
Biggest Unofficial Loss: 11-1to Kazakh SSR March 10th, 1978
Medals:
World Championships: Bronze: 2023

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
1GKArginto MilbergsHK “Kurbads
2GKIvars PunnenovsLausanne HC (SUI)
3GKEriks VitolsKeuPa HT (FIN)
4DArturs AndzansKeuPa HT (FIN)
5DKristofers Bindulis HK Dukla Michalovce (SVK)
6DRalfs FreibergsHK Mountfield (CZE)
7DDaniels GoršānovsJokers de Cergy-Pontoise (FRA)
8DRoberts MamčicsHC Nové Zámk (SVK))
9DPatriks OzolsHC Dukla Jihlava (CZE)
10D Nauris SejejsGC Küsnacht Lions (SUI)
11DMiks TumanovsJYP Jyväskylä (FIN)
12FWToms AndersonsLa Chaux De-Fonds (SUI)
13FWRūdolfs Balcers ZSC Lions  (SUI)
14FWOskars BatņaMikkelin Jukurit  (FIN)
15FWDaniels BērziņšVHK Vsetín (CZE)
16FWRihards BukartsEHC Biel-Bienn (SUI)
17FWKaspars DaugaviņšHK Dukla Michalovce (SVK)
18FWHaralds EgleHK 32 Liptovsky Mikulas (SVK)
19FWRonalds Ķēniņš  HC Lausanne (SUI)
20FWRenārs KrastenbergsGraz 99ers (AUT)
21FWOskars Lapinskis SCL Tigers (SUI)
22FWAnri RavinskisImatran Ketterä (FIN)
23FW Eduards TralmaksRytíři Kladno (CZE)
 HCHarija Vītoliņš(12/11/23)

 

Women’s National Team
IIHF Member: May 6th, 1992
History:
Latvia Women Official Results
Latvia Women Unofficial Results
Latvia Women Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played: November 1st,1992, 3-0 loss to Ukraine
First Unofficial Game Played: September 27th 1997, 3-1 loss to EV Bolzano Eagles
Longest Official Winning Streak: (9) September 4th, 2008-April 9th, 2011
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak: (4) September 27th, 1997-February 16th, 2018
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (9) September 4th, 2008-April 9th, 2011
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak: (4) September 27th, 1997-February 16th, 2018
Longest Official Losing Streak: (11) March 28th, 2012-April 13th, 2013
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak: (3) February 11th, 2019-December 18th, 2021
Biggest Official Win: 39-0 over Bulgaria September 5th, 2008
Biggest Unofficial Win: 7-2 over Hungary U19 February 16th, 2018
Biggest Official Loss: 17-0 to Finland March 24th, 1995
Biggest Unofficial Loss: 4-0 to Ilves Tampere December 18th, 2021

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
1GK Kristiana Apsite DEC Salzburg Eagles (AUT)
25GK Guna Estere GailiteSHK L&L
13D Aija BalodeSHK Laima
18DEmilij JakovlevaHS Riga
14DKsenija KezikaHS Riga
7DAnna KublinaHS Kurbads/Lauvas
15DKate Sabine RubīnaHS Kurbads/Lauvas
6DMadara SauliteHS Riga
11DLuize ZemesarajaTalsu Hokeja Klubs/HK L&L
23FWAgnese ApsiteDEC Salzburg Eagles (AUT)
4FWSarma GusareHS Riga
19FWAnna Katrina LagzdinaReapers (CAN)
9FWEvelina KoliteHS Riga
10FWElizabete LukasevicaSHK L&L
21FWLīga Miljone Villach Lady Hawks  (AUT)
24FWLinda Rulle RPI (USA)
16FWKarina SilajaneHS Riga
12FWHanna StrauseHS Kurbads/Lauvas
2FWŠarlote ŠtāleHS Riga
22FWKrista Yip-ChuckBurlington Barracuda (CAN)
17FWKjāra Paula ŽelubovskaHS Rigs
 HCHannu Saintula (04/30/24)

 

U20 National Team
IIHF Member:May 6th, 1992
History:
Latvia U20 Official Results
Latvia U20 Unofficial Results
Latvia U20 Scoring Leaders
Other Facts:
First Official Game Played: November 11th, 1992, 12-3 win over Estonia
First Unofficial Game Played: March 4th, 1982, 5-4 loss to Gorky
Longest Official Winning Streak: (11) December 20th, 2014-December 19th, 2015
Longest Unofficial Winning Streak: (5) December 3rd, 2019-November 11th, 2022
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (11) December 20th, 2014-December 19th, 2015
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak: (5) December 3rd, 2019-November 11th, 2022
Longest Official Losing Streak: (11) December 22nd, 2016-November 11th, 2017
Longest Unofficial Losing Streak: (6) March 11th, 1982-November 11th, 2012
Biggest Official Win: 47-1 over Greece November 10th, 1992
Biggest Unofficial Win: 14-1 over Uzebek SSR March 8th, 1982
Biggest Official Loss: 16-0 to Canada December 26th, 2009
Biggest Unofficial Loss: 11-4 to Belorussian SSR March 6th, 1982

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
29GK Linards FeldbergsHS Riga
30GKAksels OzolsCharlottetown Islanders (CAN)
1GKDeivs RolovsLone Star Brahmas (USA)
18DRenarts BerzinsHK Mogo LSPA
16DPeteris BulansChicoutimi Saguenéens (CAN)
4DNiks FenenkoBaie-Comeau Drakkar (CAN)
3DViktors KurbakaHC Ocelari Trinec U20 (CZE)
5DIngus LočmelisFairbanks Ice Dogs (USA)
10DElvis LaskovsNordic Hockey Academy (AUT)
6DDarels UljanskisAIK U20 (SWE)
2DKristers UrbanovičsKarpat Oulu U20 (SWE)
17FW Davis Borozinskis Des Moines Buccaneers (USA)
23FW Rodzers BukartsWenatchee Wild (USA)
14FWRainers Dārziņš Skelleftea AIK U20 (SWE)
20FWKristofers KruminsNew Jersey Jr. Titans (USA)
11FWDans LocmelisUniversity of Massachusetts (USA)
9FWEriks MateikoSaint John Sea Dogs (CAN)
12FW Toms MotsHC Kometa Brno U20 (CZE)
21FW Rauls OzollapaHC Zubr Prerov U20 (CZE)
23FW Otto PolakovsPhiladelphia Rebels (USA)
7FWRainers Rullers Madison Capitols. (USA
27FWKevins StradnieksZemgale/LBTU
10FWEmīls VeckaktiņšHC Lugano U20 (SUI)
22FWSandis VilmanisSarnia Sting (CAN)
8FWRinalds VutkevicsZemgale/LBTU
HCArtas Ābola(12/25/23)

 

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