CALGARY, Alta. – Canada’s National Sledge Team will face the United
States in a three-game series from March 26-28 at the Extreme Ice Center
in Indian Trail, N.C., just outside Charlotte.
It will be the
final opportunity for the Team Canada coaching staff to evaluate players
ahead of the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship, which will be
held April 26-May 3 in Buffalo, N.Y.
SERIES VS. UNITED STATES SCHEDULE
Thursday, March 26 Canada vs. United States 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT
Friday, March 27 Canada vs. United States 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT
Saturday, March 28 Canada vs. United States 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT
All three games will be available through FASTHockey webcasts at http://usahockey.fasthockey.com.
16-player roster includes two goaltenders, five defencemen and nine
forwards, and features 15 players who helped Canada to a bronze medal at
the 2015 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Leduc, Alta.
the defending champion at the IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship,
having won its third world title in 2013 in Goyang, South Korea, beating
the Americans 1-0 in the gold medal game.
For more information on Hockey Canada and Canada’s National Sledge Team, visit www.hockeycanada.ca, www.hockeycanada.ca/sledgeteam or via social media at www.facebook.com/hockeycanada, www.facebook.com/hcsledge, www.twitter.com/hockeycanada and www.twitter.com/hc_sledge.