2017-18 National Para Hockey Team

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James Gemmell
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Position
Defence
Date of Birth
04-26-1980
HT/WT
5'11 / 175
Shoots
R
Hometown
Quesnel, B.C.
Teams
2018-19 National Para Hockey Team Selection Camp - Canada White
2018 Paralympic Winter Games - Canada
2018 National Sledge Team Training Camp - Canada
2017 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2017-18 NPT Series vs. KOR - Canada
2017-18 National Sledge Team Selection Camp - Canada White
2017 International Para Hockey Tournament - Canada
2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2016 IPC Pan-Pacific Championship - Canada
2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2015 International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament - Canada
2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship - Canada
2015 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada
2014 Paralympic Winter Games - Canada
2013 World Sledge Hockey Challenge - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2017 International Para Hockey Tournament in Turin, Italy … 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. … Played in a three-game series vs. the United States in March 2015 in Indian Trail, N.C. … 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 Indian Trail, 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 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 silver medal with Canada at the 2011 Japan Para Ice Sledge Hockey Championship in Nagano, Japan … Played for Canada’s National Sledge Development Team in a three-game series vs. the United States in Essex, Ont., in January 2011 … Played for Canada’s National Sledge Development Team in a three-game series vs. the United States in Buffalo, N.Y., in December 2010 … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup in Vancouver, B.C. … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2008 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Began playing sledge hockey with the B.C. Eagles in 2006 … An alternate captain for the Eagles … Won a gold medal at the London Blizzard tournament in 2007, and was named to the tournament all-star team … Began playing sledge hockey after watching Canada win gold at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games

PERSONAL

Had his right leg amputated above the knee following a car accident on August 21, 2004 … Favourite NHL team: Vancouver Canucks … Favourite player: Nicklas Lidstrom

Statistics

GP
P
G
A
PIM
2
0
0
0
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
P
G
A
PIM
Nov 07, 2017
0
0
0
0
Nov 05, 2017
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018-19 National Para Hockey Team Selection Camp
7
1
1
0
6
2018 National Sledge Team Training Camp
4
0
0
0
0
2018 Paralympic Winter Games
3
0
0
0
2
2017 World Sledge Hockey Challenge
22
1
0
1
20
2016 IPC Pan-Pacific Championship
4
0
0
0
0
2015 International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament
5
5
1
4
0
2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championship
5
0
0
0
0
2017 International Para Hockey Tournament
4
2
1
1
2