X
Latvia.travel mobile app. Your official guide for travelling in Latvia.
Download

You are here

Eastern Conference win KHL ''All Star'' game in Riga

24.01.2012

In a fun and enjoyable game January 21 evening, the Kontinental Ice Hockey League's (KHL) Eastern Conference ''All Stars'' won the annual KHL ''All Star'' game in Riga by defeating the Western Conference ''All Stars'' 15:11.

In a fun and enjoyable game January 21 evening, the Kontinental Ice Hockey League's (KHL) Eastern Conference ''All Stars'' won the annual KHL ''All Star'' game in Riga by defeating the Western Conference ''All Stars'' 15:11.

The passionate and vocal Latvian ice hockey fans created excellent atmosphere throughout the night at the sold out ''Arena Riga''.

Latvian ice hockey club Riga ''Dinamo'' was represented by four players in the ''All Star'' game - goalie Chris Holt, forwards Martins Karsums and Mikelis Redlihs, as well as defenseman Sandis Ozolins, who was also the captain of the Western Conference ''All Star'' team.

Ozolins scored a goal and made two assists in the game, Karsums also scored a goal and made an assists, whilst Redlihs made an assist.

In the skills competitions before the game, Latvia's Mikelis Redlihs was the fastest, finishing his lap around the ice in 13.86 seconds.

On the other hand, Russia's Alexander Ryazantsev won the ''Hardest Shot'' competition, making a staggering 183.67 km/hr shot.

Russia's Sergei Mozyakin won the ''Shooting Accuracy'' competition.

Related news
With an event on November 2, dedicated to the Latvian Independence Movement (Latvijas Neatkaribas kustiba - LNK, or LIM), the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia will begin a series about the resistance...
The low-cost airline of Latvia airBaltic since 2008 has made a transformation from a point-to-point low-cost carrier to a hybrid network LCC.
A multitude of events, including concerts, master workshops and artistic and recreational activities for children, will be held in Riga over the Easter holidays, LETA was informed by Riga City Council...
Next week, Riga International Airport will open its renovated duty free and retail areas.