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Dinamo Riga’s fine season ends

Dinamo Riga’s fine season ends

MOSCOW — Dinamo Riga’s 09/10 campaign has come to an end at the Western Conference semifinal stage, with it going Latvia’s favorite past-time until this fall. Their fate was delivered, again in a second overtime in their fifth game against HK MVD Thursday night as they went down 3-2. It was a rough, edgy game […]

Dinamo Riga fall in 83rd

Dinamo Riga fall in 83rd

RIGA — If anyone had dropped a pin in Riga at 10:58 p.m. on Tuesday evening, the sound would surely have reverberated around the city. It was the 83rd minute of the Western Conference semifinal game 4 between Dinamo Riga and HK MVD, the same minute that Yevgeny Federov sent home the winning goal to […]

Dinamo Riga survive another day

Dinamo Riga survive another day

RIGA — The return home proved successful for Dinamo Riga, defeating MVD 3-1. The win keeps Dinamo Riga alive, albeit for one more day, needing to win again this evening to remain in their best-of-five Western conference semifinal series with HK MVD. The sudden death nature of the Monday night game was inspiration enough for […]

Loss leaves Dinamo Riga in must-win situation

Loss leaves Dinamo Riga in must-win situation

MOSCOW, Russia — Dinamo Riga need to win their next three games if they are to progress to the Western Conference final. An 0-2 loss this evening sees Dinamo Riga go two down in their best of five semifinal series, meaning anything short of victory in the three remaining games will — This is a […]

Brief flurry buries Dinamo Riga

Brief flurry buries Dinamo Riga

MOSCOW, Russia — Dinamo Riga succumbed to HK MVD 4-1 in their opening Western Conference semifinal clash Friday evening. It was a heartbreaking result for Dinamo Riga, who lead for the majority of the game, before a lapse in concentration early in the third period saw them go from 1-0 up to 4-1 down. They […]

Dinamo Riga through to semis

Dinamo Riga through to semis

RIGA — Dinamo Riga have achieved a franchise first in moving past the first round of the KHL playoffs. It was an achievement that few had deemed possible, knocking out Western Conference champions St. Petersburg SKA with a 4-2 game 4 victory this evening in Riga. This, the same SKA St. Petersburg who defeated Dinamo […]

Dinamo fans made to wait

Dinamo fans made to wait

RIGA — Dinamo Riga were not able to deliver the homecoming fans were hoping for Saturday with SKA taking game 3, 4-2. With their backs against the wall as they faced the prospect of packing up their bags for the end of the season, the SKA team on display last night showed a lot more […]

Dinamo Riga closer to semis

Dinamo Riga closer to semis

ST. PETERSBURG – The odds of Dinamo Riga making the Western Conference semifinals shortened considerably Thursday evening, following their 3-1 win over SKA, their second win in as many nights. Needing to win just one more game to advance and with the next two games scheduled to take place in front of a home crowd, […]

Dinamo Riga take surprise lead

Dinamo Riga take surprise lead

ST. PETERSBURG — Dinamo Riga have shocked SKA, taking a 1-0 lead in their best of five Western Conference quarterfinal. In their last meeting, SKA humiliated Dinamo Riga 8-1 and although no one was expecting such a score-line again on this occasion, SKA were still expected to cruise. However, nobody bothered to tell Dinamo Riga […]

Dinamo Riga quarterfinal opponent found

Dinamo Riga quarterfinal opponent found

MOSCOW — Dinamo Riga will face off against SKA St. Petersburg in a best of five quarterfinal series starting Wednesday. After going up 3-0 against minor premiership champions Salavat Yulayev in their final regular season fixture on Sunday, Dinamo Riga were brought down to — This is a paid article. To subscribe or extend your […]

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