It has already been reported that on Friday “Dinamo” in its square gave up 0: 3 to the “Sochi” unit represented by Latvian defender Jānis Jaks.
In the fourth minute of the second period, Čukste inadvertently hit the line referee at the opponents’ goal, receiving a 20-minute disciplinary penalty.
The League Sports and Disciplinary Committee examined the game episode and left unchanged the sentence imposed on Whisperer in accordance with Article 28, Clause 1.29 of the KHL Disciplinary Regulations (deliberate use of physical force in any form against a referee), disqualifying him for one game and imposing a fine.
In the western group, Riga “Dinamo” with 23 points has won the tenth place in 25 games.
On Sunday, “Dinamo” will meet with Helsinki “Jokerit” in its square, but after that there will be a week-long break. At the end of the home game series, Vladivostok’s “Admiral” represented by Richard Bucharest and Kazan’s “Ak Bars” will visit Riga.
Valērijs Kuļibaba performs the duties of the head coach of “Dinamo”, but he is assisted by Aleksandrs Nizhivijs, Olegs Orehovskis and Edgars Lūsiņš. Edgars Buncis performs the duties of the General Manager.
The Rigans have not played in the Gagarin Cup for seven consecutive seasons, remaining last place in the league last season.