2008 World Sledge Hockey Challenge

DORION, WESTLAKE SCORE TWO GOALS EACH AS CANADA BEATS NORWAY 7-0

Marc Dorion and Greg Westlake each had a pair of goals to lead Canada’s National Sledge Team to a 7-0 win over Norway before a large crowd at the CARI Complex in Charlottetown on Saturday. The win gave Canada its second-straight gold medal at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge. Game Recap


 

CHARLOTTETOWN RESIDENTS COME IN DROVES TO TRY OUT SLEDGE HOCKEY

Members of Canada’s National Sledge Team took to the ice on Friday to show off the sport of sledge hockey to fans in Prince Edward Island. Children and adults were able to get into sleds provided by Hockey Canada and try out the sport. » more

 

WESTLAKE’S WORDS | » SATURDAY

Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be a part of Team Canada? This week is your chance to get a glimpse into the Team Canada dressing room from the eyes of one of this nation’s top sledge hockey players, forward Greg Westlake. 

     
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UNITED STATES CLAIMS BRONZE MEDAL WITH WIN OVER JAPAN 
Taylor Lipsett scored a highlight-reel goal in the second period as the United States beat Japan 9-0 in the bronze medal game of the 2008 WSHC. Game Recap

DAY 3 RESULTS

RIVALS TO MEET FOR GOLD
Canada and Norway will play for gold at the 2008 WSHC in Charlottetown, PEI. Canada concluded its round-robin with a 7-1 win over Japan. Game Recap

NORWAY HANGS ON FOR SLIM WIN
After scoring a pair of goals in the first period and one in the second to take a 3-0 lead into the final frame. Game Recap

SLEDGE HOCKEY ON RISE IN LAND OF RISING SUN
The native of Kagawa, Japan moved to Chatham, ON at the age of 14 for hockey. He then moved on to Wilcox, SK and the Notre Dame Hounds. » more

DAY 2 RESULTS

BOWDEN’S BLAST CARRIES CANADA
Bradley Bowden of Orton, ON scored a highlight-reel goal late in the first period as Canada defeated Norway 2-0 in a battle of rivals at the 2008 WSHC on Wednesday. Game Recap 

UNITED STATES GETS FIRST VICTORY IN PEI
Four different players scored for the US as it defeated Japan 4-1 on Wednesday. The US is now 1-1 at the event, while Japan has fallen to 0-2. Game Recap

BRIDGES COMES HOME TO CHARLOTTETOWN
Team Canada forward Billy Bridges has returned to his roots in PEI. He’ll try and help his club defend its gold medal at the 2008 WSHC in Charlottetown. » more

DAY 1 RESULTS

ISLANDER SCORES GOAL TO HELP CANADA TO 3-1 VICTORY
Billy Bridges of Summerside, PEI scored Canada’s lone goal in the third period to ice a 3-1 win over the USA at the 2008 World Sledge Hockey Challenge. Game Recap

NORWAY STARTS FAST IN WIN OVER JAPAN
Rolf Pedersen and Helge Bjoernstad combined for all of Norway’s goals in its 8-0 win over Japan on Tuesday to open the 2008 WSHC. Game Recap

ARENA UPGRADES ALLOW CHARLOTTETOWN TO HOST THE WORLD
O’Keefe, sales and events coordinator at Charlottetown’s CARI Complex, is looking forward to the coming days. » more

2008 WSHC OPENS ON TUESDAY IN CHARLOTTETOWN
Canada’s will open defence of its World Sledge Hockey Challenge title on Tuesday when it faces the United States at 7 p.m. AST at Charlottetown’s CARI Complex. » more

CHARLOTTETOWN TO HOST WORLD SLEDGE HOCKEY CHALLENGE
Four of the world’s top sledge hockey teams – Canada, the United States, Norway and Japan – from November 18-22. Canada is the defending gold medalist. » more