After the friendly games with team Germany in Riga the coaching staff of the national team of Latvia headed by Leonid Beresneva decided to refuse the services of striker Juris Upitis. It was replaced already arrived in the national team Aleksey Shirokov, who had recently celebrated a victory in the Cup Bratina (main trophy KHL) with Almetyevsk "the Oil industry worker".

Today it was expected that the training will be attended and flown in from overseas zemgus Girgensons. However, it was discovered that his Luggage equipment got lost somewhere in transit. Now, most likely, striker "Buffalo sabres" to take part in training of the national team tomorrow.

The coaching staff has been following with hope the news from overseas, where here to end the season in the Latvian striker Ronald the Spotlight. His club "the Utica Comets" in the playoffs of the Cup Calder inferior "Albany" in the series up to three wins 0-2 and already tonight can to finish the season, if you lose a third time. Canines promised himself that he was ready to come into the team as soon as from performances for the club.

Recall that on 29 and 30 April the national team of Latvia has two last away friendly against team Switzerland, and then the coaching staff will name the final squad that will go on the 2016 world Cup in Moscow.