Canada men's national ice sledge hockey team

The Canada men's national ice sledge hockey team represents Canada at international competition. The team has been overseen since 2003 by Hockey Canada, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. From 1993 until 2003, the team was an associate member of Hockey Canada.[2]

Canada
Shirt badge/Association crest
The Maple Leaf has always appeared on the uniform since 1920.[1]
Nickname(s)Team Canada
(Équipe Canada)
AssociationHockey Canada
Head coachKen Babey
AssistantsMike Foligno
Mike Fountain
Team colors              
IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships
Appearances10 (first in 1996)
Best resultGold medal Paralympics.svg Gold: 4 – 2000, 2008, 2013, 2017

Silver medal Paralympics.svg Silver: 2 – 2015, 2019

Bronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze: 3 – 1996, 2009, 2012
Paralympics
Appearances7 (first in 1994)
MedalsGold medal Paralympics.svg Gold: 1 – 2006

Silver medal Paralympics.svg Silver: 2 – 1998, 2018

Bronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze: 2 – 1994, 2014
Paralympic medal record
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Torino Team
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano Team
Silver medal – second place 2018 Pyeongchang Team
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Lillehammer Team
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Sochi Team
World Championships medal record
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 United States Team
Gold medal – first place 2008 United States Team
Gold medal – first place 2013 South Korea Team
Gold medal – first place 2017 South Korea Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 United States Team
Silver medal – second place 2019 Czech Republic Team
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Sweden Team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Netherlands Team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Norway Team

The team is featured in the 2008 documentary "Sledhead".[3]

RosterEdit

2018 Paralympics rosterEdit

 
Canada vs Sweden, Vancouver 2010

The following is the Canadian roster in the men's ice sledge hockey tournament of the 2018 Winter Paralympics.

No. Pos. Name Height Weight Birthdate Hometown
31 G Dominic Larocque 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 173 lb (78 kg) 30 July 1987 Quebec City, QC
30 G Corbin Watson 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 184 lb (83 kg) 6 January 1987 Kingsville, ON
14 D Steve Arsenault 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) 177 lb (80 kg) 6 September 1988 Spruce Grove, AB
27 D Bradley Bowden 5 ft 0 in (152 cm) 158 lb (72 kg) 26 May 1983 Orton, ON
11 D Adam Dixon 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) 180 lb (82 kg) 13 August 1989 Midland, ON
25 D James Gemmell 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 140 lb (64 kg) 26 April 1980 Quesnel, BC
5 D Tyrone Henry 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 155 lb (70 kg) 21 October 1993 Ottawa, ON
6 F Rob Armstrong 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) 146 lb (66 kg) 12 September 1996 Mississauga, ON
18 F Billy Bridges 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) 190 lb (86 kg) 22 March 1984 Summerside, PE
19 F Dominic Cozzolino 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) 151 lb (68 kg) 23 August 1994 Mississauga, ON
10 F Ben Delaney 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 143 lb (65 kg) 23 August 1996 Ottawa, ON
4 F James Dunn 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 156 lb (71 kg) 12 November 2000 Wallacetown, ON
23 F Liam Hickey 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 138 lb (63 kg) 25 March 1998 St. John's, NL
8 F Tyler McGregor 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) 156 lb (71 kg) 11 March 1994 Forest, ON
20 F Bryan Sholomicki 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 207 lb (94 kg) 8 February 1981 Winnipeg, MB
9 F Corbyn Smith 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) 129 lb (59 kg) 5 August 1998 Monkton, ON
12 F Greg Westlake 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 173 lb (78 kg) 12 June 1986 Oakville, ON

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A century of Jerseys". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 2018-01-12.
  2. ^ Canada Sledge Team, Hockey Canada
  3. ^ SLEDHEAD Archived 2011-02-02 at the Wayback Machine, sledheadmovie.com

External linksEdit