2016-17 National Sledge Team

2016-17 National Sledge Team
Seventeen players will get a first look at the 2018 Paralympic venue when Canada goes after its fourth gold at the 2017 World Para Hockey Championship in South Korea.
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Tyler McGregor had a hat trick and two assists, leading Canada past Norway to win the International Para Hockey Tournament.
Seventeen players will wear red and white with Canada’s National Sledge Team at the International Para Hockey Tournament.
His career on the line entering the season, James Gemmell rose to the occasion to return to Canada’s National Sledge Team.
A shake-up has Steve Arsenault and Brad Bowden reversing their roles and seeing the ice from different vantage points.
In a sport driven by skill, not age, Canada’s National Sledge Team is welcoming four teenagers to its roster for 2016-17.
Kevin Rempel, a 2014 Paralympic bronze medallist and 2013 IPC world champion, has retired from international sledge hockey.
Nineteen players will wear the Maple Leaf with Canada’s National Sledge Team this season, including 10 past Paralympians.
A mix of veterans and up-and-comers will be taking to the ice in Calgary for Canada’s National Sledge Team selection camp.
Team Canada officially gets the 2016-17 campaign underway with 32 players attending development camp from Aug. 21-27.
Four players scored, Watson earned the shutout and Canada moved on.
The McGregor-Sholomicki-Westlake line had 13 points in a Canadian win.
Dixon provided all the offence, scoring a hat trick to lead Canada.
Hickey and Sorley scored two goals apiece to help Canada blank Korea.
2016 WSHC: NOR 2 – KOR 1 (Bronze)
Bøgle and Værnes scored and Norway took the bronze medal.
2016 WSHC: USA 5, CAN 2 (Gold)
A five-goal second carried the U.S. to victory in the gold medal game.
2016 WSHC: USA 8 – KOR 1 (Semifinal)
Twelve different players chipped in with points for the U.S.
2016 WSHC: CAN 6 – NOR 0 (Semifinal)
Westlake, Delaney and Sholomicki scored in Canada’s opening win.