Jr. Sens halted in semifinals of Junior A national championships The magical run of the Ottawa Jr. Senators came to an end at the hands of the eventual national champs in the semifinals of the RBC Cup, the junior A national championships. The Jr. Senators advanced to the championships after winning the Fred Page Cup,…
Ils sont tous en 10e année, tous membres du programme de hockey du programme Sports-études de l’école Louis-Riel et coéquipiers coéquipiers champions avec les Rockland Nationals au niveau midget AAA. Evan Boucher, Liam Cavan, Mason Carter et les jumeaux Simon et Vincent Labelle peuvent désormais ajouter un élément à la liste de leurs points communs : ils ont tous été repêchés récemment par la Ligue de hockey de l’Ontario.
They’re all in Grade 10, all members of the Louis-Riel sports-study hockey program, teammates with the dominant Rockland Nationals Midget ‘AAA’ team, and now Evan Boucher, Liam Cavan, Mason Carter and twins Simon and Vincent Labelle can add one more item to their list of commonalities: they are all Ontario Hockey League draft picks.
In one of the most thrilling para hockey games in recent history, Canada fell to the United States in overtime in the gold medal Game at the 2018 Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang. With under a minute left in the game and Canada leading the U.S. 1-0, Canadian Rob Armstrong’s shot fired off the post of an empty net. The U.S. picked up the puck, took it the other way and scored, tying the game with 37 seconds left, before ultimately winning the game and the gold medal in overtime.
Ben Delaney’s focus has long been on para ice hockey (the new official name for the sport at the Paralympics, though it’s often referred to as sledge hockey) and a commitment to Team Canada, which he’s played as part of every year since the 2014 Games. The 21-year-old says after this season he’ll be turning his attention to climbing the highest mountain in every continent, a mountaineering challenge also known as the Seven Summits.
When Todd Nicholson became a paraplegic following a car accident on his way home from prom, he never thought he would be able to play ice hockey again. But, after being introduced to Paralympic sports during his stay at the Royal Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre, everything changed for the Ottawa-based athlete.
By Charlie Pinkerton In March 2010 Tyrone Henry admired Paralympic sledge hockey from home. It was unbeknownst to him or anyone at that time, that in just over a year and a half’s time he would first strap into a sled to pursue a goal he set in the wake of a tragedy. Henry was…