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Encyclopedia > Latvian national ice hockey team

The Latvian national men's ice hockey team is currently ranked 9th in the world by IIHF as of 2005. The team is controlled by the Latvian Ice Hockey Federation. Its current head coach is Pjotrs Vorobjovs. Their best finishes ever at the world championships were in 2000 and 2004 where they made it as far as the quarterfinals. Latvia has 2,740 players (0,12% of its population). Image File history File links Hockeylatvia. ... Image File history File links Latviajerseylogo. ... The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) was founded in 1908 and is the worldwide governing body for both ice hockey and in-line hockey. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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2006 Olympic team

Goaltenders

Defensemen Artūrs Irbe (born February 2, 1967 in Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian ice hockey goaltender, currently with Detroit red wings. ... Edgars Masaļskis (born 31 March 1980) is a Latvian ice hockey goaltender, who plays for the Russian team Neftyanik Almetievsk in the Russian Vysshaya Liga, the second tier of Russian ice hockey. ...

Forwards Sandis Ozoliņš (born August 3, 1972 in Riga, Latvia) nicknamed Ozo is a Latvian ice hockey player, currently playing for the New York Rangers of the NHL. Sandis Ozolinsh was drafted in 1991 by the San Jose Sharks, as the 30th pick in the 2nd round. ... Georgijs Pujacs Born 11. ... Arvīds Reķis Born 01. ... Agris Saviels Born 15. ... Karlis Skrastins (born July 7, 1974 in Riga, Latvia) is an NHL ice hockey defensemen currently playing for Colorado Avalanche. ...

Ģirts Ankipāns, sometimes Girt Ankipans (born November 29, 1975) is a Latvian ice hockey player. ... Armands Bērziņš Born 27. ... Aigars Cipruss Born 12. ... Vladimirs Mamonovs Born 22. ... Miķelis Rēdlihs Born 01. ... Mārtiņš Cipulis Born 29. ... Herberts Vasiļjevs Born 23. ... Māris Ziediņš Born 03. ...

Coaching history

  • 1996 to 1999 - Leonīds Beresņevs
  • 1999 to 2001 - Haralds Vasiļjevs
  • 2001 to 2004 - Curt Lindström
  • 2004 to 2006 - Leonīds Beresņevs
  • 2006 to now - Pjotrs Vorobjovs

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Curt Lindström is a Swedish ice hockey coach. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Olympic Record

  • 1920-1932 - Did not participate
  • 1936 - Finished tied in 13th place
  • 1948-1992 - Did not participate
  • 1994, 1998 - Did not qualify
  • 2002 - Finished in 9th place
  • 2006 - Finished in 12th place

1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... In a shocking upset at the 1936 Winter Olympics, the perpetual powerhouse Canada did not win Gold. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena. ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ...

European Championship record

  • 1910-1929 - Did not participate
  • 1932 - Finished in 8th place

-1... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ...

World Championship Record

  • 1930-1931 Did not participate
  • 1933 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1934 - Did not participate
  • 1935 - Finished in 13th place
  • 1937 - Did not participate
  • 1938 - Finished tied in 10th place
  • 1939 - Finished in 10th place
  • 1947-1992 - Did not participate
  • 1993 - Won C pool (21st place overall)
  • 1994 - Finished in the second place in B pool (14th place overall)
  • 1995 - Finished in the second place in B pool (14th place overall)
  • 1996 - Won B pool (13th place overall)
  • 1997 - Finished in the 7th place
  • 1998 - Finished in the 9th place
  • 1999 - Finished in the 11th place
  • 2000 - Finished in the 8th place
  • 2001 - Finished in the 13th place
  • 2002 - Finished in the 11th place
  • 2003 - Finished in the 9th place
  • 2004 - Finished in the 7th place
  • 2005 - Finished in the 9th place

 
 

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