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List of famous hockey players from Latvia, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Latvia has produced some very talented hockey players over the years, including centers, goalies, wings and defensive players. These are some of the best Latvian hockey players to ever live, so if you're a native of Latvia and are aspiring to play hockey professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular hockey player from Latvia then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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Sergejs Naumovs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hockey Players from Latvia
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Sergejs Ivanovich Naumovs is a former Latvian professional ice hockey goaltender. Naumovs began career with Dinamo Riga in the Soviet League. In 1994, he moved to North America and had spells with the Oklahoma City Blazers, San Diego Gulls, Las Vegas Thunder and the Long Beach Ice Dogs. He moved to Sweden's Elitserien with Leksands IF in 2000 before moving back to America with the Greensboro Generals. The next season he returned to Sweden, signing with Djurgårdens IF Hockey. He then played for various Russian teams from 2002 to 2006 before moving to Italy. In 2008, he played for Dinamo Riga in the Kontinental Hockey League. Currently he is a goalkeepers coach in Dinamo Riga. ...more

Position: Goaltender

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia

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Ģirts Ankipāns is a retired Latvian ice hockey player and coach. Currently he serves as assistant coach for Dinamo Riga in KHL. ...more

Position: Forward

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia

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Kristaps Sotnieks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hockey Players from Latvia
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Kristaps Sotnieks is a Latvian professional ice-hockey player. He currently plays for Dinamo Rīga. ...more

Position: Defenseman

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia, Soviet Union

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Oļegs Sorokins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hockey Players from Latvia
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Olegs Sorokins is a Latvian professional ice hockey defender. He played in HK Ozolnieki/Monarhs team in Latvian Hockey League in 2008,before joining Dinamo Riga of KHL for two seasons. ...more

Position: Defenseman

Birthplace: Riga, Latvia

Nationality: Latvia

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