HK Riga 2000

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HK Rīga 2000

BXL 2004-06, 2008-09
LHL 2000-08

EEHL 2000-04
Founded 2000
Operated 2009
Home arena ledus halle
Owner(s) Latvia Viesturs Koziols
Head coach Latvia Haralds Vasiļjevs
Affiliates Dinamo Riga (KHL)

HK Riga 2000 was a Belarusian Extraliga team based in Riga, Latvia. The team had played in the LHL since it was founded. In 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons the club also iced a team in the Belarusian Hockey League, and in 2005-06 finished 3rd. HK Riga 2000 was first foreign team to finish in top three of Belarusian Open Championship. The club has also played several years in the Continental Cup, winning silver in 2005-06 and 2007-08. Before the 2009-2010 KHL season the team was merged into HK Dinamo/Juniors Rīga, the farmclub of KHL side Dinamo Rīga.

Notable players[edit]

Noteworthy Players[edit]

Retired numbers[edit]

The Rīga 2000 have retired one number.

Rīga 2000 retired numbers
No. Player
33 Sergejs Žoltoks

Awards and trophies[edit]

Latvian Hockey League