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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

 

#PROSTERTEAMS
88GKGustavs Davis Grigals University of Alaska-Fairbanks (USA)
80GKElvis Merzļikins Columbus Blue Jackets (USA)
31GKArturs SilovsAbbotsford Canucks (USA)
65DArvils BergmanisUniversity of Alaska-Fairbanks (USA)
2DKarlis CuksteHC Oceláři Třinec CZE)
72DJanis JaksHK Sochi (RUS)
32DArturs KuldaNürnberg Ice Tigers  (GER)
55DRoberts MamcicsLinköping HC (SWE)
90DSandis SmonsGenève-Servette HC (SUI)
11DKristaps SotnieksDynamo Riga
77DKristaps Zīle HC Litvínov (CZE)
18FWRodrigo Ābols Orebro HK (SWE)
21FWRudolfs Balcers San Jose Sharks (USA)
95FWOskars BatnaJukurit Mikkeli (FIN)
13FWRihards Bukarts Admiral Vladivostok (RUS)
71FWRoberts BukartsHC Vítkovice Ridera (CZE
25FWAndris DzerinsBlack Wings Linz (AUT)
17FWMartins Dzierkals HC Plzen (CZE)
69FWNikolajs JelisejevsMoDo Hockey (SWE)
91FWRonalds KeninsLausanne HC. (SUI)
9FWRenars Krastenbergs VSV Villach (AUT)
37FWOskars LipinskisSCL Tigers (SUI)
12FWRihards MarenisMoDo Hockey (SWE)
73FWDeniss SmirnovsGeneve-Servette (SUI)
83FWKlavs Veinbergs HK Zemgale/LLU
 HCHarijs Vitolins(05/12/22)

 

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 Buz Beykoz SK (TUR)
20GKEstere Guna GailiteLNL Riga
13DAija BalodeLaima Riga
14DKsenija KezikaGornyak Uchaly U18
7DAnna KublinaSHK Pārdaugava Lauvas
8DSarme PoneLatvia
15DKate Sabine RubīnaLakers Kaernten (AUT)
12DAlina SardinaLaima Riga
17DBeate ZagareLakers Kaernten (AUT)
5DLuize ZemesarajaLNL Riga
6FWKarīna AņisimovaOdense IK (DEN)
22FWKrista Nikole Yip-ChuckLatvia
18FWIvita KruminaLaima Riga
2FWBaiba KrumeLaima Riga
19FWAnna LagzdinaLaima Riga
10FWLaima LukasevicaLNL Riga
3FWJulija MihejenkoSHK Pārdaugava Lauvas
21FWLīga Miljone University of Maine (USA)
11FWIlona Abola-OjaruLaima Riga
9FWSammanta PuduleLNL Riga
24FWLinda RulleEC Bergkamen (GER
16FWKarina SilajaneLaima Riga
 HCMiks Golubovičs (04/02/22)

 

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: (3) August 29th-December 18th, 2012
Longest Official Unbeaten Streak: (11) December 20th, 2014-December 19th, 2015
Longest Unofficial Unbeaten Streak: (3) December 3rd, 2019-December 8th, 2021
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
35GKPatriks BērziņšHK Liepāja
30GKBruno BruverisCedar Rapids RoughRiders (USA)
1GKRūdolfs LazdiņšHK Olimp/VENTA2002
16DRalfs Bergmanis
Sioux City Musketeers (USA)
12DHarijs BrantsAcadie Bathurst Titan (CAN)
24DPēteris BulānsHS Rīga
4DNiks FenenkoBaie-Comeau Drakkar (CAN)
18DDaniels GorsanovsHK Zemgale/LLU
17DBogdans HodassMedicine Hat Tigers (CAN)
9DGustavs OzoliņšSioux Falls Stampede (USA)
3DRihards Simanovics
HK Mogo/LSPA
10FWDaniels AndersonsHK Zemgale/LLU
14FWRainers DārziņšHS Riga
19FWDarels Dukurs
SCL Tigers U20 (SUI)
25FWFelikss Gavars
Fargo Force (USA)
13FWOskars Lapinskis
SCL Tigers (SUI)
6FWMartin LavinsCedar Rapids RoughRiders (USA)
11FWDans LocmelisLulea U20 (SWE)
20FWPeteris Purmalis
Sioux City Musketeers (USA)
21FWAnri Ravinskis
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (CAN)
7FWRainers RullersHS Riga
15FWGirts Silkalns
HK Riga
27FWKlāvs VeinbergsHK Zemgale/LLU
22FWSandis Vilmanis
Lulea U20 (SWE)
8FWRaimonds Vitolins
University of Vermont (USA)
HCArtis Ābols(08/02/22)

 

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