Baltic League (ice hockey)

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The Baltic League was an ice hockey league that existed for the 2000–01 season. The three Baltic countries, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia sent teams. The league was not repeated after the 2000–01 season, however, a Baltic Cup was played for the 2004–05 season.

Ice hockey team sport played on ice using sticks, skates, and a puck

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points. The sport is known to be fast-paced and physical, with teams usually consisting of six players each: one goaltender, and five players who skate up and down the ice trying to take the puck and score a goal against the opposing team.

Baltic states Countries east of the Baltic Sea

The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics, is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign states in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The term is not used in the context of cultural areas, national identity, or language. The three countries do not form an official union, but engage in intergovernmental and parliamentary cooperation.

Latvia republic in Northeastern Europe

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. Since its independence, Latvia has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, and Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi). The country has a temperate seasonal climate.

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2000–01 season

First round

Group A
Club GP W T L Goals Pts
1. Flag of Latvia.svg HK Riga 2000 8 8 0 0 35:12 16
2. Flag of Estonia.svg Kohtla-Järve Central 8 3 1 4 32:33 7
3. Flag of Latvia.svg LB/Prizma Riga 8 0 1 7 17:39 1
Group B

Final round

3rd place
Final

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