The DEG has striker Rihards Bucharts committed. The 23-year-old already knows the DEL, he played 2017-18 for the „Eisbären“ Berlin and last season for the Schwenninger „Wild Wings“. The 1.79 m tall and 84 kg heavy Latvian scored in his time in Germany scored 13 goals in 60 games, as well as 18 assists. Currently playing Bucharts in Slovakia its third World Cup for Latvia. Bucharts receives first an annual contract.
The 33-year-old attacker, Raimonds Danilics, ends his active career and changes sides, he becomes Coach. Danilics was drafted in 2003 in the # 2 round by Tampa Bay Lighting. The big breakthrough succeeded the 1.92 m wide and 85 kg attacker never. The last nine years he played in France at Montpellier in the second division. For the Latvian national team he played two U18 and U 20 World Championships. Danilics takes over the position of Assistant to Slovak Head Coach Dusan Brincko in Montpellier and is as Head Coach responsible for the Team Montpellier II (France 4).