Football and Hockey Club 'Liepajas Metalurgs founded in 1997. In the company of the same name board chairman Sergei Zaharjins decided to support the city football. In 1998 the arena of the team - Olimpiskā ledus halle was built. Season set out to create a professional hockey team, which would serve as an example and should aim to be pursued for young hockey players.
During this time, Liepājas Metalurgs six times (1998/99, 1999/00, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2007/2008, 2008/2009) has become the Latvian champions, twice won silver awards (2000/01, 2005/06) and has claimed the third spot three times (2003/04, 2004/05, 2006/07). Six times the team played the Eastern Hockey League, wich was won in 2002. Later, the team appeared in the Belarus Championship.
Ice Hockey Liepaja sporting life over the years has taken his own special place. Set up a pyramid of ice hockey from the smallest, with only learn to skate until meistarkomandai. Furthermore, the new generation of local hockey is already perceptible addition to Latvian youth, after years of samples and hopefully also complement the adult sample. Already, "Liepajas Metalurgs players are summoned to the Latvian valstsvienība.Last year they had Juris Ozols, Vents Feldmanis and Dmitry Zhabotinsky. Last year, the Turin Winter Olympic Games went Vladimir Mamonov, he also participated in the World Championship in Riga. For many seasons the audience with their hit game delight Roman Nikitin, but a true team captain became Eduard Ivanov, who Liepajas Metalurgs is the very first season.