2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge

2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge (December)
Magnus Bøgle and Morten Værnes scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and Norway took the bronze medal at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge.
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The United States struck for five goals in the second period to defeat Canada and win its third straight gold medal.
Brody Roybal capped off an impressive tournament with a three-point performance for the U.S. in the gold medal game.
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.
By hosting the World Sledge Hockey Challenge Charlottetown has grown the sport throughout the province of P.E.I.
Canada, Korea, Norway and the U.S. have converged on Charlottetown, P.E.I., for the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge.
Korea, Norway and the United States will join Canada’s National Sledge Team at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge on P.E.I.
The first puck drops Dec. 4 at MacLauchlan Arena in Charlottetown, and full-event ticket packages are available for just $50.
For the third time, the World Sledge Hockey Challenge is returning to P.E.I.; MacLauchlan Arena will play host from Dec. 4-10.
Nineteen players will wear the Maple Leaf with Canada’s National Sledge Team this season, including 10 past Paralympians.
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Westlake scored twice; Canada advanced to the gold medal game.
Twelve different players chipped in with points for the U.S.
Farmer got the game-winner 1:14 into extra time for the U.S.
Værnes, Solberg and Sørheim scored in Norway’s first win of the week.
Brad Bowden’s six-point game led Canada to its second straight win.
The line of Farmer, Roybal and McKee combined for six goals.
Westlake, Delaney and Sholomicki scored in Canada’s opening win.
The Americans scored three power play goals in an opening win.
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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.
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