Oskars Bartulis and Lauris Darzins scored in the first period, and Latvia reached the Olympic men's hockey quarterfinals for the first time with a 3-1 victory over Switzerland on Tuesday night.
Edgars Masalskis made 32 saves and Darzins added an empty-net goal in the surprising Latvians' first Olympic victory since 2002, when they returned to the games after a 66-year absence...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014
Former Flyers defenseman Oskars Bartulis, whose contract was bought out in June, has agreed to a one-year contract with new KHL club HC Donbass Donetsk (Ukraine), according to a Latvian media report.
The contract, which is expect to be signed shortly, is pending a physical. After his release from the Flyers, the Latvian defenseman had been linked in rumors to KHL club Dinamo...