The Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

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UNITED STATES 2 – JAPAN 0
GOLD MEDAL | SAT. MAR. 20

The United States' sledge hockey team did what its able bodied counterparts could not, capturing a gold medal in Vancouver. The Japanese team played well, but fell a short of a story book ending, with the Americans earning a 2-0 shutout win.

 

NORWAY 2 – CANADA 1
BRONZE MEDAL | FRI. MAR. 19

A goal with less than four seconds to play in the game gave Norway sledge hockey bronze Friday evening in Vancouver.  Eskil Hagen’s shot from the boards deflected up and just eluded Canadian netminder Paul Rosen.

 

CANADA 1 – JAPAN 3
SEMIFINAL | THU. MAR. 18

Japan scored twice in the third period to stun Canada 3-1 and advance to the Paralympic sledge hockey final.  Canada will now play for bronze on Friday evening against either USA or Norway.  Marc Dorion scored Canada’s only goal.

 

CANADA 5 – NORWAY 0
PRELIMINARY | TUE. MAR. 16

Greg Westlake scored twice, giving him a tournament-leading seven goals, and Brad Bowden added a goal and three assists as the Canadians set up a Thursday semifinal date with Japan by blanking the Norwegians.

 

CANADA 10 – SWEDEN 1
PRELIMINARY | SUN. MAR. 14

Greg Westlake notched a hat trick and added two assists and Marc Dorion scored three goals of his own as Canada clinched a semifinal spot with a rout of the Italians. Brad Bowden added two goals and two helpers.

 

CANADA 4 – ITALY 0
PRELIMINARY | SAT. MAR. 13

Greg Westlake scored twice in four minutes to break open a tight game in the third period and Canadian flagbearer Jean Labonté added a goal and an assist as Canada opened the Paralympics by blanking the Italians.

 
For more information:
Adam Crockatt Manager, National Men's Teams | Responsable, équipe nationale masculine (hockey sur luge)

STATISTICS

2010 Paralympic Winter Games
Preliminary Round
Mar. 13 CAN 4 - ITA 0
Mar. 14 CAN 10 - SWE 1
Mar. 16 NOR 0 - CAN 5
Semifinal
Mar. 18 CAN 1 - JPN 3
Mar. 18 USA 3 - NOR 0
Bronze Medal
Mar. 19 NOR 2 - CAN 1
Gold Medal
Mar. 20 USA 2 - JPN 0
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