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Martin Karsums refuses HC MVD, signs with Dinamo Riga

Martin Karsums refuses HC MVD, signs with Dinamo Riga

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Martin Karsums refuses HC MVD, signs with Dinamo Riga (Photo © Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Latvian Martins Karsums signed with Dinamo Riga a contract up to April 2010, opposite to the news that were spread through Tampa Bay's official site, which reported that the 23 years old right winger signed with HC MVD. Instead of his national team head coach Olegs Znaroks, Karsums will join many of his future team mates in 2010 Olympic Games as Team Latvia roster will feature 16 players from Dinamo Riga. Most likely Karsums will play his first game with Dinamo in their home match against Metallurg Magnitogorsk scheduled for January 16th.
Martins Karsums assigned to HC MVD of the KHL

Martins Karsums assigned to HC MVD of the KHL

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Martins Karsums assigned to HC MVD of the KHL (Photo © AP Photo) Latvian right wing Martins Karsums has been assigned by the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL to KHL's HC MVD. Karsums, 23, has been waived by the Lightnings five days ago. The Riga, Latvia, native started the season in the AHL with the Lightning's affiliate, Norfolk Admirals, and scored four goals and sixteen points in thirty-six regular season matches. He has a total of 24 NHL games under his belt, six of them played with the Boston Bruins, the rest with Tampa Bay, scoring a total six points. He will play now under Olympic Team Latvia's head coach Olegs Znaroks, which has called him for the upcoming 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.