The team of the Russian Youth Hockey League (MHL) “Riga” on Monday was destroyed in a regular championship game. The Rigans gave up the Chekhov “Russkie Vityazi” team in their field with the result 0: 7 (0: 1, 0: 3, 0: 3)
Rigans lost the first goal after 12 minutes. At the end of the first period, Anton Siņegubovs and Igors Ridčenko, players of “Russkie Vityazi”, received 5 + 20 penalty minutes with a rejection until the end of the match, but shortly before that Kristaps Skrastiņš and Vyacheslav Goršunovs also got two minutes of sharpness.
The victory with two more accurate throws was secured by the guests at the beginning of the second third. After the fifth lost goal at the beginning of the third third, Ēriks Vītols was replaced by Svens Sokolovskis, but after 91 seconds he was forced to capitulate as well. Rigans scored 24 times, but “Russkie Vityazi” – 44 times.
“Riga” with 44 points in 56 games Ranked 13th in the Western group, but “Russkie Vityazi” with 69 points in 62 matches is in the tenth place. It has already been reported that on Sunday the Rigans won 3: 1. On Wednesday and Thursday, “Riga” in Pinki will meet with “Almaz” from Cherepovets. “Rīga” took the seventh place in the regular conference of the Western Conference last season, but in the first round of the playoffs, Yaroslavl’s “Loko” lost 0-3.