Road To The Olympic Games

Olympics Winter

Pair of NHL players lead Latvia

A pair of NHL players will lead team Latvia on the ice at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Group B

Team Latvia celebrates after scoring a goal against Russia during the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. ((Elsa/Getty Images))

Coach

 Name  Age  Hometown  League  Olympics
 Olegs Znaroks (head)  46  Ust-Katav, Russia    o

 

Forwards

 Name  Age  Hometown  League Olympics
 Girts Ankipans  34 Riga, Latvia Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) 1
 Armands Berzins  27 Riga, Latvia KHL 1
 Martins Cipulis  30 Cesis, Latvia KHL 1
 Lauris Darzins  24 Riga, Latvia KHL 0
 Kaspars Daugavins  21 Riga, Latvia Binghamton Senators, American Hockey League (AHL) 0
 Martins Karsums  23 Riga, Latvia Norfolk Admirals (AHL) 0
 Gints Meija  22 Riga, Latvia KHL 0
Aleksandrs Nizivijs  33 Riga, Latvia KHL 2
Mikelis Redlihs  25 Riga, Latvia KHL 1
 Aleksejs Sirokovs  33 Riga, Latvia KHL 0
Janis Sprukts  27 Riga, Latvia KHL 0
 Herberts Vasiljevs  33 Riga, Latvia Deutsche Eishockey Liga

 

Defence

 Name  Age   Hometown   League  Olympics
 Oskars Bartulis  22  Ogre, Latvia Philadelphia Flyers  (NHL) 0
 Guntis Galvins  23  Talsi, Latvia  KHL 0
 Rodrigo Lavins  35  Riga, Latvia  KHL 1
 Georgijs Pujacs  28  Riga, Latvia  KHL 1
 Krisjanis Redlihs  28  Riga, Latvia  KHL 1
 Arvids Rekis  30  Jermala, Latvia  Deutsche Eishockey Liga 1
 Karlis Skrastins  35  Riga, Latvia  Dallas Stars (NHL) 2

 Kristaps Sotnieks

 22  Riga, Latvia  Dinamo Riga 0

 

Goalies

 Name  Age  Hometown League  Olympics
 Edgars Masalskis  29  Riga, Latvia KHL  1
 Ervins Mustukovs  25  Riga, Latvia KHL  0
 Sergejs Naumovs  40  Riga, Latvia Belarusian Extraleague  2