Team Canada was able to win the weekend series with two strong wins in the first two games and battled hard in the 3rd but was short just a little.
Corinne Wengi was able to play in all 3 games and enjoyed playing alongside everyone!
The juniors and the intermediate team had a blast in Minnesota, playing great hockey and battling against great teams!!! Great work everyone!!
Corinne Wengi a long time Manitoba sledge hockey player has been invited to join the Canadian Women’s National Sledge Hockey Squad; Corinne has attended a number of events with the woman’s National team as a player and medical personnel. Corinne’s drive, playing skill and commitment did not go unnoticed by the selection committee. As a result Corrine has become the first home grown sledge hockey player to make a National program.
Corinne’s selection is exciting news for the development of female sledge hockey in Manitoba and her involvement at the National level will be an inspiration to all aspiring athletes.
Corinne will be a member of Team Canada in a tournament taking place in the USA February 22 to 24th; Please wish her all the best in her quest.
Sunday the 3rd of February, the ice time for the Novice team changed from 1.15pm to 9.45am!!!
This Monday a mix of Intermediate and Advanced players had the opportunity to play against the squadron 402 “City of Winnipeg”, of the 17 Wing, from the military group.
The wanted to recognize the International Day of Person with Disabilities (December 3rd), but also put a big emphasis on fitness. They said this was an excellent chance for the squadron members to bond while being active.
They collected 150 pounds of food for Winnipeg Harvest and raised money, which they donated to Sledge Hockey Manitoba.
Everyone had a smile on their face during the entire game, so much positive energy, great crowed and a hard battled fun game!
Sledge Hockey Manitoba want to thank 402 "City of Winnipeg" and everyone else for attending this great event!!!
On Saturday November 17th at East End Arena Teo received a brand new Sledge (razor from Peter Jordan and his teammates); Teo was kept in the dark regarding this surprise and was overjoyed with the teams kindness;
Teo became the first sledge hockey player to receive a direct donation from a local community group; Teo used the new sledge on Sunday and loved the feel of his new piece of equipment;
On behalf of Society for Manitobans with Disabilities sledge hockey program and the Roy family thank you for your kindness.
Where we play
MTS Iceplex - ACU Rink
3969 Portage Avenue