Latta’s first tally for the Beijing based team — which has Wayne Gretzky as their global ambassador — came eight games into his KHL career, against Avtomobilist on Sunday. And, as far as first goals go, it was pretty sweet.
— KHL (@khl_eng) October 8, 2018
Latta’s first shot was stopped by Avtomobilist goaltender Jakub Kovar, but he caught the rebound mid-air with a partial baseball swing and buried it, putting the Red Star up 2-1.
The Red Star could not hold on to their lead, and eventually dropped the game 5-2.
In eight games with Kunlun Red Star, Latta has one goal, and one assist, and six penalty minutes.
Headline photo: @KRSchina
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