Latvian Hockey Player Dishes Out Bizarre Check

Kristaps Zile of Latvian club HK Rīga dispensed one of the weirdest hockey checks ever on an opponent Friday night. (It's at the 0:25 mark, though the video should start there for you.) Zile went for a hip check on Red Bull Salzburg's Lukas Pozgay but instead carried Pozgay quite a length, right into the boards. » 10/20/14 1:04pm 10/20/14 1:04pm

Switzerland Beats Latvia On Crazy Last-Second Deflection

In the opening game of group play for Switzerland and Latvia, the Swiss won with the hockey equivalent of the magic bullet. Simon Moser was credited with the goal because his pass, headed for Nino Niederreiter in front of the goal, was tipped by goaltender Edgars Masalskis's stick into defender Georgijs Pujacs's arm… » 2/12/14 3:16pm 2/12/14 3:16pm