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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

 

# P ROSTER TEAMS
88 GK Gustavs Davis Grigals University of Alaska-Fairbanks (USA)
80 GK Elvis Merzļikins  Columbus Blue Jackets (USA)
31 GK Arturs Silovs Abbotsford Canucks (USA)
65 D Arvils Bergmanis University of Alaska-Fairbanks (USA)
2 D Karlis Cukste HC Oceláři Třinec CZE)
72 D Janis Jaks HK Sochi (RUS)
32 D Arturs Kulda Nürnberg Ice Tigers  (GER)
55 D Roberts Mamcics Linköping HC (SWE)
90 D Sandis Smons Genève-Servette HC (SUI)
11 D Kristaps Sotnieks Dynamo Riga
77 D Kristaps Zīle HC Litvínov (CZE)
18 FW Rodrigo Ābols Orebro HK (SWE)
21 FW Rudolfs Balcers  San Jose Sharks (USA)
95 FW Oskars Batna Jukurit Mikkeli (FIN)
13 FW Rihards Bukarts  Admiral Vladivostok (RUS)
71 FW Roberts Bukarts HC Vítkovice Ridera (CZE
25 FW Andris Dzerins Black Wings Linz (AUT)
17 FW Martins Dzierkals  HC Plzen (CZE)
69 FW Nikolajs Jelisejevs MoDo Hockey (SWE)
91 FW Ronalds Kenins Lausanne HC. (SUI)
9 FW Renars Krastenbergs  VSV Villach (AUT)
37 FW Oskars Lipinskis SCL Tigers (SUI)
12 FW Rihards Marenis MoDo Hockey (SWE)
73 FW Deniss Smirnovs Geneve-Servette (SUI)
83 FW Klavs Veinbergs HK Zemgale/LLU
  HC Harijs 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

 

# P ROSTER TEAMS
1 GK Kristiana Apsite Buz Beykoz SK (TUR)
20 GK Estere Guna Gailite LNL Riga
13 D Aija Balode Laima Riga
14 D Ksenija Kezika Gornyak Uchaly U18
7 D Anna Kublina SHK Pārdaugava Lauvas
8 D Sarme Pone Latvia
15 D Kate Sabine Rubīna Lakers Kaernten (AUT)
12 D Alina Sardina Laima Riga
17 D Beate Zagare Lakers Kaernten (AUT)
5 D Luize Zemesaraja LNL Riga
6 FW Karīna Aņisimova Odense IK (DEN)
22 FW Krista Nikole Yip-Chuck Latvia
18 FW Ivita Krumina Laima Riga
2 FW Baiba Krume Laima Riga
19 FW Anna Lagzdina Laima Riga
10 FW Laima Lukasevica LNL Riga
3 FW Julija Mihejenko SHK Pārdaugava Lauvas
21 FW Līga Miljone University of Maine (USA)
11 FW Ilona Abola-Ojaru Laima Riga
9 FW Sammanta Pudule LNL Riga
24 FW Linda Rulle EC Bergkamen (GER
16 FW Karina Silajane Laima Riga
  HC Miks 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

 

# P ROSTER TEAMS
30 GK Bruno Bruveris Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USA)
29 GK Kārlis Mežsargs HK Riga
16 D Ralfs Bergmanis
Sioux City Musketeers (USA)
2 D Harijs Brants Acadie Bathurst Titan (CAN)
4 D Niks Fenenko Baie-Comeau Drakkar (CAN)
18 D Daniels Gorsanovs HK Riga
22 D Bogdans Hodass Medicine Hat Tigers (CAN)
21 D Davis Ornins
HK Riga
3 D Rihards Simanovics
HK Mogo
17 FW Raivis Ansons
Baie-Comeau Drakkar (CAN)
5 FW Darels Dukurs
SCL Tigers U20 (SUI)
11 FW Felikss Gavars
Fargo Force (USA)
7 FW Oskars Lapinskis
SCL Tigers (SUI)
13 FW Martin Lavins Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USA)
6 FW Dans Locmelis Lulea U20 (SWE)
14 FW Daniels Murneiks
Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USA)
10 FW Peteris Purmalis
Sioux City Musketeers (USA)
12 FW Anri Ravinskis
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (CAN)
15 FW Girts Silkalns
HK Riga
9 FW Sandis Vilmanis
Lulea U20 (SWE)
8 FW Raimonds Vitolins
University of Vermont (USA)
24 FW Roberts Zalans Esbjerg Energy (DEN)
HC Kārlis Zirnis (12/10/21)

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