2017-18 National Para Hockey Team

Brad Bowden
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
05-26-1983
HT/WT
5'0 / 161
Shoots
R
Hometown
Orton, Ont.
Teams
2017 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2017-18 NPT Series vs. KOR - Canada
2017-18 National Sledge Team Selection Camp - Canada Red
2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship - Canada
2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2015 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2013 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, P.E.I. … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Bridgewater, N.S. … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2015 International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament in Turin, Italy … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship in Buffalo, N.Y. … Won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2015 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Leduc, Alta. … Won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia … Played in a three-game series vs. the United States in January 2014 in Charlotte, N.C. … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2013 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Toronto, Ont. … Won a gold medal with Canada at the Four Nations Tournament in Sochi, Russia … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2013 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship in Goyang, Korea … Played in a three-game series vs. the United States in February 2013 in Rockland, Ont. … Played in a three-game series vs. Norway in January 2013 in La Baie, Que. … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2012 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Calgary, Alta. … Won a bronze medal with Canada at the 2012 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship in Hamar, Norway … Played in a three-game series vs. the United States in February 2012 in Amherst, N.Y. … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2012 Japan Four Nations Tournament in Nagano, Japan … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2011 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Calgary, Alta. … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2011 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in London, Ont. … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2011 Japan Para Ice Sledge Hockey Championship in Nagano, Japan … Played in a three-game series vs. the United States and Japan in November 2010 in Rochester, N.Y. … Played in a three-game series vs. the United States in October 2010 in Toronto, Ont. … Played in the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C., finishing fourth … Played in a three-game series vs. Korea in January 2010 in Surrey, B.C. … Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2009 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, P.E.I. … Played in a two-game series vs. the United States in October 2009 in Rochester, N.Y. … Played in a two-game series vs. the United States in September 2009 in Toronto, Ont. … Helped Canada win bronze at the 2009 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship in Ostrava, Czech Republic and was named to the tournament all-star team … Played in a two-game series vs. the United States in March 2009 in Buffalo and Rochester, N.Y. … Helped Canada win gold at the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver, B.C. … Helped Canada win the gold at the 2009 4 Nations Tournament in Nagano, Japan … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, P.E.I … Has played for Canada at two Paralympic Winter Games (2006, 2010) and six IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships (2000, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013), winning one Paralympic gold medal (2006) and three world championship gold medals (2000, 2008, 2013) … Missed the 2002 Paralympic Winter Games due to a thumb injury … Has been a member of Canada’s National Sledge Team since 1999

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Began playing sledge hockey with the Kitchener Sidewinders in 1991

PERSONAL

Was born with sacral agenesis, a spinal deformity … Was named athlete of the year by the Ontario Wheelchair Sports Association in 2006 … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team at the 2004 Paralympic Summer Games … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team at the 2006 World Cup … Favourite NHL player: Bobby Orr … Son of Gerald and Colleen … Has one sister, Tara

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2017-18 NPT Series vs. KOR
3
4
1
3
0
2017 World Sledge Hockey Challenge
22
33
14
19
0
2017-18 National Sledge Team Selection Camp
4
5
2
3
0
5
5
1
4
0
2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship
7
10
2
8
0