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Canada's National Sledge Team to hold selection camp in Toronto and compete at Four Nations Tournament in Sochi, Russia
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August 20, 2013
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CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Sledge Team will kick off the 2013-14 season with a selection camp from Aug. 21-23 at the MasterCard Centre in Toronto, Ont.

Thirty players have been invited and will take part in the camp in Toronto, which will determine the roster that will participate in a training camp in Halifax, N.S., from Oct. 20-27, when the roster will be pared down further.

The players will be on the ice a total of six times in three days in Toronto, with three practices and three Red-White games. The games are open to the public and free to watch.

Following the selection camp, Canada’s National Sledge Team will travel to Sochi, Russia for the Four Nations Tournament from Aug. 27 to Sept. 1, with games against the Czech Republic, Norway and Russia. The tournament will serve as a test event leading up to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, with all games being played at the Paralympic venue, Shayba Arena.

Canada’s roster for the 4 Nations Tournament will be the 2012-13 team that won the gold medal at the 2013 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship, with the addition of forward Ben Delaney (Ottawa, Ont.)

Canada’s National Sledge Team, led by head coach Mike Mondin (Trail, B.C) and assistant coach Curtis Hunt (Regina Sask.), will host the 2013 World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Dec. 1-8 in Toronto, and play the United States in a three-game series in Charlotte, N.C., in January in preparation for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

NOTE TO MEDIA: Keegan Goodrich, Hockey Canada’s coordinator of media relations, will be on-site in both Toronto and Sochi. For media requests, please contact him at (403) 519-5754 or kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca.

For more information on Canada’s National Sledge Team, please visit www.hockeycanada.ca, or follow along via social media at www.facebook.com/hockeycanada and www.twitter.com/hc_sledge.


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

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twitter.com/hockeycanada

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