Goalie Bruveris relishes ‘second likelihood’

Teams get ready for Edmonton

Latvia’s junior hockey gamers weren’t anticipating to play at this season’s World Juniors. When the primary try to stage the match bought underway final December, the Latvian staff had already accomplished its Division IA marketing campaign.

Quick ahead eight months, although, and a mix of Covid postponements and the invasion of Ukraine have given the Latvians an opportunity to play on this month’s high division match. And they don’t seem to be simply trying ahead to taking part in, however planning to ruffle some feathers among the many junior elite. Up towards host nation Canada, Finland, Slovakia and Czechia in Edmonton, this staff is aiming excessive.

“We’re right here to play,” introduced goalie Bruno Bruveris. “There’s nothing that may cease us. What’s going to be is what’s going to be, however we’ll all strive our greatest.

“Our aim is to make the quarter-final, that’s not a secret and we’re going for it.”