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Team Facts
Plays in - Team colours White + Silver + Carmine Red Town Riga, LAT Founded 1940

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#33 Janis Auzins (G) 32 1991 Riga, LAT 6'1" 190 L
#42 Rudolfs Lazdins (G) 22 2002 Riga, LAT 6'1" 163 L
#79 Ralfs Pilsetnieks (G) 21 2002 6'0" 176 R
#30 Karlis Zakrevskis (G) 30 1993 Riga, LAT 6'1" 198 L
DEFENSEMEN
#61 Krists Apsitis (D) 30 1994 Riga, LAT 6'3" 201 L
#3 Daniels Benins (D) 18 2005 Riga, LAT 5'8" 123 L
#7 Andrejs Bogdanovs (D) 22 2002 Riga, LAT 6'3" 183 R
#8 Reinis Demiters (D) 32 1991 Aizpute, LAT 5'11" 185 L
#28 Rainers Ermalis (D) 20 2003 6'4" 216 L
#24 Aleksandrs Galkins (D)   “A” 33 1990 Daugavpils, LAT 6'4" 220 R
#96 Ilja Grekovs (D) 24 1999 Liepaja, LAT 5'11" 183 L
#73 Didzis Jansons (D) 31 1992 Riga, LAT 6'0" 176 L
#3 Maris Jass (D) 39 1985 Riga, LAT 6'2" 198 L
#28 Edgars Kazaks (D) 20 2003 Riga, LAT 6'4" 209 R
#77 Martins Porejs (D) 32 1991 Riga, LAT 5'11" 183 L
#81 Georgijs Pujacs (D) 42 1981 Riga, LAT 6'1" 218 L
#94 Ernests Steinbergs (D) 19 2004 Riga, LAT 5'11" 174 L
#98 Maksims Tkacovs (D) 17 2006 5'11" 165 L
#5 Reinis Virsnitis (D) 21 2003 6'1" 165 L
#55 Rainers Vizulis (D) 20 2004 5'11" 176 L
#88 Nathan Vladson (D) 18 2006 6'3" 229 L
FORWARDS
#71 Edijs Brahmanis (LW)   “A” 40 1983 Riga, LAT 6'1" 198 R
#92 Renars Cipruss (RW) 24 1999 6'0" 176 R
#90 Emils Ezitis (RW) 25 1998 Riga, LAT 5'11" 183 L
#77 Sandis Grinbergs (W) 28 1995 5'7" 159 L
#51 Koba Jass (LW) 33 1990 Jurmala, LAT 6'0" 201 R
#23 Gusts Jegorovs (F) 20 2003 6'1" 185 L
#77 Miks Komuls (F) 31 1993 Talsi, LAT 6'2" 196 L
#17 Dmitrijs Kornilovs (W) 41 1982 Sigulda, LAT 6'0" 198 L
#91 Aleksejs Kozlovs (C/LW) 20 2003 Liepaja, LAT 5'10" 168 R
#71 Martins Lavrovs (LW/RW) 29 1994 Tukums, LAT 6'2" 198 L
#94 Reinis Lejnieks (C/RW) 26 1997 Riga, LAT 6'2" 198 R
#21 Dominiks Marcinkevics (F) 22 2001 Riga, LAT 5'9" 161 L
#89 Dominik Matonak (RW/LW) 22 2001 Kosice, SVK 6'0" 176 L
#87 Gints Meija (RW/C) 36 1987 Riga, LAT 6'1" 203 L
#55 Sandis Mezaraups (F) 26 1997 Jekabpils, LAT 5'11" 187 R
#78 Eriks Novickis (RW/LW) 20 2003 Riga, LAT 6'0" 176 L
#93 Kristofers Petrins (F) 20 2003 6'0" 165 L
#84 Roberts Potapenko (LW/RW) 29 1994 6'0" 183 L
#14 Nikita Priede (F) 20 2003 Riga, LAT 5'9" 165 R
#19 Mikelis Redlihs (RW)   “C” 39 1984 Riga, LAT 5'11" 183 L
#91 Kirils Tambijevs (RW/C) 32 1992 Riga, LAT 5'11" 187 L
#98 Patriks Zabusovs (RW/LW) 22 2001 Riga, LAT 6'2" 190 L
#20 Kristians Zelts (RW)   “A” 28 1995 Riga, LAT 6'0" 198 L
#12 Juris Ziemins (LW) 30 1993 Riga, LAT 5'11" 190 L
Position: G: 1, D: 14, F: 21 | Av Age: 26.14 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 186 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 43 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Dinamo Riga: 2 038 GP
WC: 240 GP
OG: 39 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 50 GP
KHL: 1 715 GP
Czechia: 138 GP
DEL: 43 GP
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Inbox.lv ledus halle Location Pinki Capacity 1 000 Construction Year 2002
Games
Date Home Visiting Score League
2022-01-05T14:30:00+0300 Salavat Yulaev Ufa Dinamo Riga 6 - 4 KHL
2022-01-03T14:00:00+0300 Barys Astana Dinamo Riga 7 - 1 KHL
2021-12-30T19:00:00+0300 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Dinamo Riga 3 - 4 (OT) KHL
2021-12-28T20:30:00+0300 Dinamo Riga Avangard Omsk 3 - 4 (OT) KHL
2021-12-26T17:00:00+0300 Dinamo Riga Kunlun Red Star 3 - 2 (SO) KHL
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
09/29/2023
09/29/2023 Confirmed Leaving Mikelis Redlihs (F) Leaving for Prizma Riga
09/08/2023
09/08/2023 Confirmed Leaving Ilja Grekovs (D) Leaving for HK Mogo
09/07/2023
09/07/2023 Confirmed Leaving Georgijs Pujacs (D) Leaving for Prizma Riga
09/04/2023
09/04/2023 Confirmed Leaving Reinis Virsnitis (D) Leaving for HK Mogo
08/25/2023
08/25/2023 Confirmed Leaving Andrejs Bogdanovs (D) Leaving for HK Kurbads
08/09/2023
08/09/2023 Confirmed Leaving Kristians Zelts (F) Leaving for Zemgale
07/28/2023
07/28/2023 Confirmed Leaving Renars Cipruss (F) Leaving for HK Kurbads
02/02/2023
02/02/2023 Confirmed Joining Rainers Vizulis (D) Joining from IFK Tumba J20
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Dinamo Riga
1981-1982 Soviet 56 17 6 33 - - 202 234 40 0.71 8 -
1982-1983 Soviet 56 27 5 24 - - 240 212 59 1.05 5 -
1983-1984 Soviet 44 17 8 19 - - 146 172 42 0.95 8 -
1984-1985 Soviet 52 18 9 25 - - 170 196 45 0.87 7 -
1985-1986 Soviet 40 19 6 15 - - 139 129 44 1.10 5 -
1986-1987 Soviet 40 14 5 21 - - 117 132 33 0.83 7 -
1987-1988 Soviet 26 10 4 12 - - 88 92 24 0.92 10 -
Soviet 18 11 3 4 - - 66 46 25 1.39 3 Final loss
1988-1989 Soviet 36 13 3 20 - - 93 121 29 0.81 9 -
Soviet 26 11 5 10 - - 72 71 27 1.04 8 -
1989-1990 Soviet 48 26 7 15 - - 148 117 59 1.23 4 -
1990-1991 Soviet 46 25 5 16 - - 187 138 55 1.20 5 -
HK Riga
1991-1992 Soviet 30 10 0 20 - - 94 127 20 0.67 14 -
Pardaugava Riga
1993-1994 Russia 46 21 6 19 - - 153 155 48 1.04 12 First round loss
1994-1995 Russia 52 14 4 34 - - 99 168 32 0.62 14 Did not make playoffs
Dinamo Riga
2008-2009 KHL 56 24 - 23 5 4 132 156 86 1.54 10 Conference QF loss
2009-2010 KHL 56 23 - 22 4 7 174 175 84 1.50 13 Conference SF loss
2010-2011 KHL 54 20 - 20 7 7 160 149 81 1.50 13 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 KHL 54 19 - 25 3 7 119 129 70 1.30 15 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 KHL 52 13 - 31 4 4 109 151 51 0.98 24 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 KHL 54 22 - 16 11 5 141 122 93 1.72 10 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 KHL 60 22 - 30 3 5 136 160 77 1.28 21 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 KHL 60 17 - 27 8 8 129 151 75 1.25 22 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 KHL 60 11 - 34 10 5 116 158 58 0.97 28 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 KHL 56 9 - 31 7 9 105 153 50 0.89 26 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 KHL 62 18 - 26 8 10 129 155 62 1.00 16 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 KHL 62 11 - 38 6 7 103 187 41 0.66 23 Did not make playoffs
2020-2021 KHL 60 5 - 41 4 10 126 211 28 0.47 23 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 KHL 45 9 - 22 5 9 93 143 37 0.82 22 Did not make playoffs
2022-2023 Latvia 32 16 - 10 5 1 147 105 43 1.34 3 Semifinal loss
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Dinamo Riga
1971-1972 SovSport Cup 4 1 2 1 - - 18 15 4 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
1972-1973 SovSport Cup 4 4 0 0 - - 19 7 8 2.00 1 -
1975-1976 Expolaris Cup 4 4 0 0 - - 46 9 8 2.00 -
1988-1989 Soviet League Cup 10 3 3 4 - - 28 34 9 0.90 4 Did not make playoffs
Pardaugava Riga
1993-1994 European Cup 3 2 1 0 - - 32 6 5 1.67 1 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 1 1 - - 6 9 3 1.00 2 -
1994-1995 European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 9 18 2 0.67 3 Promoted
European Cup 3 2 0 1 - - 13 4 4 1.33 2 Promoted
European Cup 3 1 0 2 - - 9 14 2 0.67 3 Final group
Dinamo Riga
2011-2012 Spengler Cup 2 2 - 0 0 0 12 3 6 3.00 1 Final loss
2012-2013 Nadezhda Cup 15 8 0 4 3 0 45 29 30 2.00 1 Champion
2017-2018 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 1 1 0 5 9 2 1.00 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Elvijs Biezais (F) 2023-2024 ESC Moskitos Essen Germany3 42 31 53 84 63
2. Roberts Lipsbergs (F) 2023-2024 EC Bregenzerwald AlpsHL 40 26 40 66 21
3. Arturs Kuzmenkovs (F) 2023-2024 Kraft II-divisioona 20 22 39 61 16
4. David Levin (F) 2023-2024 SC Csíkszereda Erste Liga 37 26 33 59 17
5. Brock Trotter (F) 2023-2024 Moosomin Rangers BSHL 14 16 38 54 6
6. Miks Indrasis (F) 2023-2024 Brynäs IF HockeyAllsvenskan 47 24 25 49 16
7. Gints Meija (F) 2023-2024 HK Mogo Latvia 26 24 24 48 58
8. Konstantin Komarek (F) 2023-2024 Västerås IK HockeyAllsvenskan 43 15 32 47 21
9. Kaspars Daugavins (F) 2023-2024 HK Dukla Michalovce Slovakia 43 10 37 47 18
10. Deivids Sarkanis (F) 2023-2024 HK Mogo Latvia 30 19 27 46 6
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Helmuts Balderis (F) 533 332 216 545
2. Lauris Darzins (F) 553 123 198 321
3. Mikelis Redlihs (F) 586 126 179 305
4. Aleksejs Frolikovs (F) 370 142 112 254
5. Miks Indrasis (F) 368 104 121 225
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Helmuts Balderis (F) 533 332 216 545
2. Juris Reps (F) 337 180 49 206
3. Vladimirs Sernajevs (F) 311 164 56 220
4. Mihails Denisovs (F) 464 153 88 182
5. Zigvards Salcevics (F) 250 147 28 110
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Helmuts Balderis (F) 533 332 216 545
2. Lauris Darzins (F) 553 123 198 321
3. Mikelis Redlihs (F) 586 126 179 305
4. Miks Indrasis (F) 368 104 121 225
5. Olegs Znaroks (F) 336 100 119 219
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Vladimirs Durdins (F) 590 58 132 537
2. Vjaceslavs Nazarovs (D) 621 54 152 485
3. Helmuts Balderis (F) 533 332 545 397
4. Mikelis Redlihs (F) 586 126 305 374
5. Kristaps Sotnieks (D) 571 28 88 298
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vjaceslavs Nazarovs (D) 621 54 109 152
2. Vladimirs Durdins (F) 590 58 74 132
3. Mikelis Redlihs (F) 586 126 179 305
4. Gints Meija (F) 576 55 77 132
5. Kristaps Sotnieks (D) 571 28 60 88
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Ilja Grekovs (D) 11 2 16 1.45
2. Renars Cipruss (F) 29 16 36 1.24
3. Emils Ezitis (F) 23 16 27 1.17
4. Kirils Tambijevs (F) 6 5 7 1.17
5. Juris Ziemins (F) 31 14 33 1.06
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Boriss V. Ponomarjovs (F) 1972-1973 Soviet2 48 44 29 73 1.52 0
2. Helmuts Balderis (F) 1976-1977 Soviet 35 40 23 63 1.80 57
3. Helmuts Balderis (F) 1981-1982 Soviet 50 39 24 63 1.26 50
4. Helmuts Balderis (F) 1982-1983 Soviet 40 32 31 63 1.58 39
5. Juris Reps (F) 1965-1966 Soviet2 45 48 10 58 1.29 46
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Juris Reps (F) 1965-1966 Soviet2 45 48 10 58 1.29 46
2. Boriss V. Ponomarjovs (F) 1972-1973 Soviet2 48 44 29 73 1.52 0
3. Vladimirs Sernajevs (F) 1972-1973 Soviet2 48 44 8 52 1.08 10
4. Anatolijs Krseminskis (F) 1969-1970 Soviet3 41 42 - - - 36
5. Valerijs Lomakins (F) 1969-1970 Soviet3 44 41 - - - 18
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Mathew Maione (D) 2018-2019 KHL 58 11 35 46 0.79 22
2. Helmuts Balderis (F) 1982-1983 Soviet 40 32 31 63 1.58 39
3. Mikelis Redlihs (F) 2011-2012 KHL 54 13 31 44 0.81 49
4. Boriss V. Ponomarjovs (F) 1972-1973 Soviet2 48 44 29 73 1.52 0
5. Boriss V. Ponomarjovs (F) 1971-1972 Soviet2 45 26 27 53 1.18 19
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Duvie Westcott (D) 2008-2009 KHL 51 2 18 20 0.39 124
2. Marcel Hossa (F) 2008-2009 KHL 52 22 22 44 0.85 118
3. Mark Hartigan (F) 2008-2009 KHL 55 20 18 38 0.69 115
4. Sandis Ozolins (D) 2009-2010 KHL 43 6 18 24 0.56 109
5. Jekabs Redlihs (D) 2009-2010 KHL 35 1 2 3 0.09 86
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 186 lbs 26.14
2021-2022 6'1" 196 lbs 28.58
2020-2021 6'1" 192 lbs 26.51
2019-2020 6'1" 197 lbs 26.89
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Former names:
1949-1958 Daugava Rīga
1958-1960 RVR Rīga
1960-1967 Daugava Rīga

Ceased to exist in 1991, re-established in 2008, played in the KHL until 2022.