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Dinamo Riga
Dinamo Riga
Division Bobrov
Founded 2008
Home Arena Arena Riga
City Riga
Colors crimson, white and grey
General Manager Flag of Latvia Normunds Sējējs
Head Coach Flag of Slovakia Július Šupler
Captain Flag of Latvia Sandis Ozoliņš

Dinamo Riga is a professional team based in Riga, Latvia, that plays in the Kontinental Hockey League. The team was founded in 2008 as one of the 24 founding members of the KHL and plays its home games at the Arena Riga.


The team was founded in 2008 to participate in the KHL. On September 2 2008, the team takes part in the league's inaugural game. Aleksandrs Ņiživijs scores the team's and the league's inaugural goal, and Riga defeats the Amur Tigers Khabarovsk 4-2.

Initially, HK Riga 2000 had been choosen as the team's farm team. The team held that role for the 2008-09 KHL season; they were replaced by Dinamo-Juniors Riga, purposedly created in 2009 to fill this role.

All-time standingsEdit

Dinamo Riga
Season League Regular season Playoffs Head coach
GP W L OTW OTL PTS GF GA Standing Result Head coach
2008-09 KHL 56 24 23 5 4 86 132 156 2nd, Kharlamov Div. L 0-3 to Dynamo Moscow, 1st round Július Šupler
2009-10 KHL 56 23 22 4 7 84 174 175 5th, Bobrov Div. L 4-1 to HC MVD , 2nd round Július Šupler
2010-11 KHL 54 20 20 7 7 81 160 149 4th, Bobrov Div. L 4-1 to Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, 2nd round Július Šupler

All-time scoring leadersEdit

Dinamo Riga
Player Position GP G A Pts
Flag of Slovakia Marcel Hossa* LW 52 22 22 44
Flag of Canada Mark Hartigan C 55 20 18 38
Flag of Canada Matt Ellison C 55 15 22 37
Flag of Latvia Aleksandrs Ņiživijs* RW 53 9 18 27
Flag of Latvia Mārtiņš Cipulis* LW 56 9 11 20
Flag of Canada Duvie Westcott D 51 2 18 20
Flag of the Czech Republic Filip Novák D 50 4 14 18
Flag of Latvia Miķelis Rēdlihs* RW 55 9 8 17
Flag of Latvia Lauris Dārziņš* LW 56 8 8 16
Flag of Latvia Ģirts Ankipāns* LW 51 7 7 14

Notable playersEdit


See alsoEdit

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