DINAMO RĪGA team has entered into a contract with the 23 year old Latvian defenceman Kārlis Čukste, who played the previous season at the Latvian league OHL club MOGO, AHL club SAN JOSE BARRACUDA and ECHL club ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS.


Kārlis Čukste (height 193 cm, weight 100 kg) was born on 17 June 1997 in the Latvian city Riga. In 2015, in the fifth round, with the overall 130th number in the NHL draft, he was picked by SAN JOSE SHARKS.