Para Hockey Development

Para Hockey Development

Check Out Hockey Canada's Para Hockey Videos

Check out Hockey Canada’s skills videos and more on Hockey Canada’s official Para Hockey hockey YouTube page at  Learn from Canada’s best sledge hockey players and improve your game!  New videos are being added all the time.


Design Guidelines For Arenas

The following guide is intended for building owners and managers wishing to accommodate the sport of Para Hockey. It is not a standard but rather a resource tool to help evaluate existing systems and to guide future construction. Building owners should review the most current accessibility laws and building code requirements for their local jurisdictions.

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Like What You Saw In
Vancouver? Get Involved!

Looking for more info on para hockey and want to know how to get involved? The game is available for everyone – able-bodied players included – from coast to coast! Find your contact and strap into a sled!

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Para hockey is an innovative team sport that incorporates the same rules and discipline structure as regular ice hockey. Sledge hockey players sit on specially designed sleds, or ‘sledges’, with skate blades under the seat. Two sticks are used to not only pass, stickhandle and shoot the puck, but also to propel and maneuver their sledges.

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2019 WPHC: USA 3 – CAN 2 OT (Gold Medal)
Larocque made 19 saves, but an OT loss left Canada with silver.
2019 WPHC: CAN 4 – KOR 0 (Preliminary)
McGregor and Westlake had two points each to send Canada to the semis.
2019 WPHC: CAN 14 – NOR 2 (Preliminary)
McGregor had a hat trick and three assists to lead Canada to a win.