Latvia: A Hockey Country

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Today, on November 18th, 2014, one of our most beloved hockey nations has reached a new level, not only in hockey, but in world history. The small European country is turning 96 years old, a great achievement, boasting a rich history and a bright future. Latvia is my country – my home, which is why we […] READ MORE


Kyle Wilson signs with Dinamo Riga

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Canadian center Kyle Wilson has signed a contract with Dinamo Riga.  He played in Riga last season but began 2014-15 with Traktor Chelyabinsk, however he was released from his duties after 22 games played where he recorded one goal and and five assists. Last year in Dinamo he led the team in scoring, recording 44 points […] READ MORE


KHL Market Activated

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The trade market has been red hot around the KHL for the last few days, and while the trade deadline is on the other side of season, teams are gearing up to make sure they reach what they are fighting for – the KHL’s Gagarin Cup playoffs. KHL Market Activated Barry Brust on the move […] READ MORE


KHL cancels The Hope Cup (Nadezhda Cup)

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The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), for economic reasons, have decided not to host Hope cup (also known as Nadezhda Cup) for teams that haven’t qualified for the Gagarin Cup playoffs. The Management Board, after taking  recommendations of the Board of Directors decided that in these economic circumstances it is not productive to host the Hope […] READ MORE


Signing alert: CSKA boosts their offense with Simon Hjalmarsson

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One of leaders in Kontinetal Hockey League (KHL)  CSKA Moscow has boosted their already impressive offensive depth with a new signing. The club has announced that they have an agreement with Swedish forward Simon Hjalmarsson and that the contract will be officially signed within next few days. The 25-year-old played on the Swedish national team, […] READ MORE


Euro Tournaments Create Problems for KHL Clubs and National Teams

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Due to changes in the 2014-2015 KHL calendar, it was pretty clear that there won’t be any breaks for the national tournaments. At first it seemed like a good idea, until KHL Chairman Alexander Medvedev announced that the KHL will not block players from heading to their national teams to compete and get ready for IIHF’s […] READ MORE


Dinamo Riga signs affilate contract with HK Liepaja.

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Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League has signed an affiliate contract with HK Liepaja, who is currently playing in the Latvian Championships. The signed contract between Dinamo Riga and HK Liepaja states that players with two-way contracts with Dinamo Riga can be sent over to HK Liepaja. Contracts term is one season. Juris Savickis, […] READ MORE


KHL Report: Salavat Julajev Ufa Asks for Help

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KHL team Ufa Salavat Julajev has revealed a letter to the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, where there team is asking for help to save their general sponsor. As announced earlier in October, an investigation into Bashneft bank accounts of a charity organization Ural (the general sponsors of Salavat Julajev) has left their accounts frozen. […] READ MORE


New Era for KHL: 2014-2015 Comes With Changes

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The 2014-15 KHL season came with new adjustments, rule changes, teams joining and falling out, and excitement all around. The biggest change of all was hybrid icing, which is really a huge struggle for KHL’s referees. At first it looked like they understood the rule changes, but as the season carried on, things have really turned around […] READ MORE


Bishop out for regular season, Gudlevskis recalled to NHL

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Latvian goalie Kristers Gudlevskis has been recalled to the Tampa Bay Lightning from the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL for the fourth time this season.  The recall has been made as goaltender Ben Bishop will be out of the lineup with an upper body injury. Bishope was injured in the first period of yesterday’s game […] READ MORE