Canada takes home gold in sledge hockey tournament

Canada, home to some of the worlds best hockey players. Not only does Canada have the best players in the NHL, they also have the best players on the sledge hockey side of things. The team Canada mens sledge hockey team took home gold after defeating Norway 5-0 at the  Four Nations sledge hockey tournament.

“Our team worked hard and overcame adversity in this tournament. This was a terrific event for us to participate in as we prepare for the Paralympics here in March and we look forward to returning next spring.~ Canada coach Mike Mondin

The tournament was a preview for many teams before the upcoming 2014 Paralympic Games which will be held in Russia. Canada went undefeated as they took down Russia, Czech Republic and Norway in the round robin matches and then defeated Russia 2-1 in the semi-finals.

Not only did Canada manhandle their competition throughout the tournament they also dominated the finals allowing Norway just 4 shots on the Canada net, giving Corbin Watson the shutout. Watson was also named the tournaments top goaltender for his efforts.

Canada has been dominating the world of sledge hockey capturing gold at the 2013 IPC sledge hockey world championships.

Topics: Sledge Hockey, Team Canada

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