The new KHL season 2019-2020 starts on the 1st of September. That’s why Dinamo Riga will start preparing for the new season in July. First, the medical examinations are on the program, followed by a training camp from 15th to 26th July in the Olympic center Liepāja. After the training camp, the team will continue the pre-season preparation from 27th July to 2nd August in Pinki.
From the 3rd to the 8th of August Dinamo Riga will participate in the tournament of the „Sochi Hockey Open 2019“ in the Black Sea city of Sochi. In addition to Dinamo Riga, the teams of HC Sochi, SKA Saint Petersburg, Avangard Omsk, and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl will complete. The Russian Olympic team will play as well. Each team will play four games. Dinamo Riga will not play against the team coached by Bob Hartley, Avangard Omsk.
From 20th to 25th of August the traditional pre-season tournament will take place in the Arena Riga. Five teams will participate in the tournament. hosts Dinamo Riga, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, AK Bars Kazan, Dinamo Minsk and for the first time, Avtomobilst Yekaterinburg, with homecom Pavel Datsyuk. The game is played in championship mode with 4 games each for each team.
Pre-Season programm 2019-20
Ice-hockey tournament “Sochi Hockey Open 2019” in Sochi (RUS)
3rd August, 16:30: HC Sochi vs Dinamo Riga
5th August, 18:30: SKA St. Petersburg vs Dinamo Riga
6th August, 14:00: Lokomotiv Yaroslavl vs Dinamo Riga
8th August, 14:00: Russian Olympic team vs Dinamo Riga
Traditional pre-season tournament at Arena Riga (LAT):
20th August, 19:30: Dinamo Riga vs Avtomobilst Yekaterinenburg
21st August, 19:30: Dinamo Riga vs Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
24th August, 13:00: Dinamo Riga vs Dinamo Minsk
25th August, 17:00: Dinamo Riga vs AK Bars Kazan