On May 5, Riga will host the much anticipated 2006 World Ice-hockey Championship, where Latvia will play the best teams in the world. For five days, all eyes will be on new head coach Pyotr Vorobjov to bring Latvia into the quarterfinals, and possibly on to a championship victory. The hopes are high, and the chances are low, but Vorobjov, who used to coach the Russian Super League club team Lada, is ready for the challenge.It was only two months ago when the Latvian Hockey Federation announced that Vorobjov would lead Latvia through the championships, taking the coveted position from L...
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