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2 BC Players invited to National Sledge Hockey Camp
Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Hockey Canada announced today that James Gemmell and Joe Skillen have been invited to attend the 2009 National Sledge Hockey Selection Camp from September 4 – 7 in Milton, ON at the Milton Sports Centre.  Immediately following the camp, the National Team for the 2008-09 season will be announced by Hockey Canada.

Gemmell of Quesnel, BC has been playing Sledge Hockey for the past two (2) seasons and has progressed into one the top defenseman in BC.  James is a single leg amputee that recently had a carbon fibre bucket designed specifically for him to sit in while playing.  This is the second time that James has been selected to attend the National Selection camp.

Skillen, native of Chilliwack, BC has been part of the Sledge Hockey program in BC for four (4) years now.  Skillen has been able to hone his skills over the past four years as starting goalie for the BC Eagles and these skills have now vaulted him to the national stage.

The Selection Camp has a full slate of on and off-ice sessions planned.  The camp is hi-lighted by a three (3) game inter-squad series between Team Red and Team White. 

Sledge hockey is the Paralympic version of ice hockey. It made its debut at the 1994 Paralympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway. The fast-paced sport has grown in popularity since then.

For more information about BC Hockey, please visit the BC Hockey website at www.bchockey.net or email info@bchockey.net .


 
      

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