Riga

Hockey: Dynamo Riga

24 Oct 2018

Spread out over a dozen time zones, the Russian Kontinental (sic) Hockey League or KHL also includes teams from beyond the borders of the Russian Federation like Dynamo Riga (Latvia), Jokerit Helsinki (Finland) and Kunlun Red Star (China), to name a few. All told, 25 teams from seven nations will compete in the 2018/2019 season. Many of the KHL teams have adopted Soviet-era names, hence all of the dynamos, locomotives and metallurgists. Dynamo Riga have had their ups and downs, but they did win the first annual Nadezhda Cup (Cup of Hope), which essentially means that they were the best of the worst teams in the league. Home games take place at Arena Riga, Skanstes 21, www.arenariga.com. Tickets can be bought online at Biļešu serviss (www.bilesuserviss.lv). Tickets cost €5 - 88. Visit www.dinamoriga.eu for more information. Photos by Nienke Bos

Upcoming fixtures at Arena Riga

October                
Date    Time        Game        
26    19:30        Dynamo Rīga vs. SKA St. Petersburg     
30    19:30        Dynamo Rīga vs. Severstal Cherepovets
November            
1    19:30        Dynamo Rīga vs. Lokomotiv Yaroslavl     
21    19:30        Dynamo Rīga vs. Vityaz Moscow     
23    19:30        Dynamo Rīga vs. Avangard Omsk 

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