Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics/Ice Hockey’ Category

Para hockey Olympian wants to help Humboldt survivor find his way back to hockey

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Dominic Cozzolino has never met Humboldt Broncos hockey player Ryan Straschnitzki, but feels he's already a teammate.

Heartbreaking OT loss for Canada’s para ice hockey team has a silver lining

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
Billy Bridges Dominic Larocque Silver Paralympics

Canada's para ice hockey players could barely watch as a massive U.S. flag was brought out onto the ice by the gold-winning Americans. But for veteran Canadians who have experienced the highs and lows of the Paralympics, they know the future looks bright.

Coach Ken Babey found new beginning with Canada’s para ice hockey team

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Ken Babey left the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology after 27 years in search of something new and different. The 63-year-old has found that with Canada's Paralympic ice hockey team, which will play for gold on Sunday for the first time since 2006.

Canadian para ice hockey veterans want that golden feeling again

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
Billy Bridges Canada Para Ice Hockey Paralympics

It's been 12 years since Canada won para ice hockey gold at the Paralympics. The three remaining players from that Torino team are excited about the opportunity to reclaim that winning feeling in Pyeongchang.

Canada advances to gold-medal game in para ice hockey

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
Greg Westlake Para Ice Hockey Semifinals Paralympics

Canada's para ice hockey team advanced to the gold-medal game at the 2018 Winter Paralympics with a convincing 7-0 win over host South Korea.

Canadian hockey players embrace cost of competing at Paralympics

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
Cost of Competing Paralympics Liam Hickey Hockey

Liam Hickey is an indispensable member of Canada's para ice hockey team looking to win its first gold since 2006, but the 19-year-old from St. John's has had to make sacrifices just for the chance to compete at the Paralympics in Pyeongchang.

Canada continues para hockey domination in Pyeongchang

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

After running up the score 17-0 against Team Sweden in the opener, Canada again delivered another dominant performance against Team Italy Sunday, winning 10-0.

Breakout hockey star Liam Hickey has family, home province in his corner

Sunday, March 11th, 2018
Liam Hickey Canada Hockey Paralympics

The streets of St. John's were where Liam Hickey realized his Stanley Cup moments as kid — he spent hours perfecting his hockey shot. The 19-year-old gets his chance for on-ice glory at the Paralympics, and he's got his family and all of Newfoundland and Labrador behind him

Winger-turned-goalie Dominic Larocque always up for challenge

Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Dominic Larocque Goalie Canada Hockey Paralympics

Transitioning from forward to goalie is hardly the first daunting task Afghanistan War veteran Dominic Larocque has faced. But the Quebec City native's impressive story might not have happened if not for the Soldier On program.

Canada’s para ice hockey team hungry to reclaim supremacy

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Tired of playing second fiddle to the U.S., the Canadian men's para ice hockey team wants to end its 12-year gold-medal drought in Pyeongchang. And head coach Ken Babey has the team believing the Paralympic title will be coming home.