RIGA - The Latvian men’s hockey team has created history in their build-up to the 2012 IIHF World Championships, keeping a clean slate against Russia for the first time ever. Hosting their neighbors for a two-match series over the weekend, the historic achievement came on Saturday in the second of two match-ups as Edgars Masalskis ended the night with his 10th shutout in national team colors, rendering Gints Meija’s 11th minute goal the game winner.The result came on the back of another intense encounter on Friday evening when Latvia was made to pay for an early error, whi...
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