Latvia advances to quarterfinals at Ice Hockey WC

  • 2018-05-16
  • LETA/TBT Staff

HERNING - The Latvian national ice hockey team defeated hosts Denmark at the Ice Hockey World Championships tonight 1:0 to advance to the tournament's quarterfinals for the first time since 2009.

Andris Dzerins scored the winner for Latvia in the first period.

This was a do or die match for both teams, with only the winner qualifying for the quarterfinals.

Latvia will now play Sweden in the tournament's quarterfinals on Thursday.