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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.

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