Latvia men's national junior ice hockey team

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Latvia
AssociationLatvian Ice Hockey Federation
Head coachLatvia Ēriks Miļuns
AssistantsLatvia Kārlis Zirnis
Latvia Aigars Razgals
CaptainKristaps Zīle
Most pointsAleksandrs Ņiživijs (45)
IIHF codeLAT
First international
 Latvia 47 – 1 Greece 
(Riga, Latvia; November 10, 1992)
Biggest win
 Latvia 47 – 1 Greece 
(Riga, Latvia; November 10, 1992)
Biggest defeat
 Canada 16 – 0 Latvia 
(Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; December 26, 2009)
IIHF World U20 Championship
Appearances26 (first in 1993)
Best result8th (2009)

The Latvian men's national under 20 ice hockey team is the national under-20 ice hockey team in Latvia. The team represents Latvia at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World U20 Championship.

2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships[edit]

Roster for the 2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships:[1]

Pos. Player Team League NHL Rights
GK Mareks Egīls Mitens United States Aston Rebels NAHL Draft Eligible 2017
GK Gustavs Dāvis Grigals Latvia HK Rīga MHL Draft Eligible 2017
GK Denijs Romanovskis Latvia HS Rīga Virslīga Draft Eligible 2017
D Kārlis Čukste United States Quinnipiac Bobcats NCAA San Jose Sharks
D Gvido Jansons United States Aston Rebels NAHL Draft Eligible 2017
D Tomass Zeile United States Shreveport Mudbugs NAHL Draft Eligible 2017
D Kristiāns Rubīns Canada Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Draft Eligible 2017
D Maksims Ponomarenko Norway Lorenskog IK GET-ligaen Draft Eligible 2017
D Kristaps Zīle Latvia Dinamo Riga KHL Draft Eligible 2017
D Rimants Zeilis Latvia HK Rīga MHL Draft Eligible 2017
D Eduards Hugo Jansons Latvia HK Zemgale Virslīga Draft Eligible 2017
F Eduards Tralmaks United States Chicago Steel USHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Erlends Kļaviņš United States Omaha Lancers USHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Filips Buncis United States Johnstown Tomahawks NAHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Roberts Bļugers United States Fairbanks Ice Dogs NAHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Ričards Bernhards United States Springfield Jr. Blues NAHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Mārtiņš Dzierkals Canada Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL Toronto Maple Leafs
F Rūdolfs Balcers Canada Kamloops Blazers WHL San Jose Sharks
F Renārs Krastenbergs Canada Oshawa Generals OHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Roberts Baranovskis Latvia HK Rīga MHL Draft Eligible 2017
F Valters Apfelbaums Latvia HK Prizma Virslīga Draft Eligible 2017
F Rihards Puide Switzerland GC/Küsnacht U20 Elite Jr. A Draft Eligible 2017
F Deniss Smirnovs Switzerland Genève-Servette U20 Elite Jr. A Draft Eligible 2017

History[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ēriks Miļuns nosauc Latvijas izlases sastāvu pasaules čempionātam Kanādā". December 24, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.