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New York Nightshades and Courage Canada to host USA Blind Ice Hockey Summit

America’s first Blind Ice Hockey team, the New York Nightshades, and Courage Canada Hockey for the Blind are teaming up to launch the fast-growing parasport of Blind Ice Hockey in America with the USA Blind Ice Hockey Summit taking place October 18th and 19th in Newburgh, NY. The event features the first ever game of the sport of Blind Ice Hockey on American soil, as well as an off-ice seminar explaining the […]

August 25, 2014  /  Comments Off
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2015 Courage Canada National Blind Hockey Tournament to take place Feb 13 – 15

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: 2015 Courage Canada National Blind Hockey Tournament presented by AMI Accessible Media Inc. Feb 13 – 15  The 2015 Courage Canada National Blind Hockey Tournament presented by AMI Accessible Media Inc. is returning for the 3rd straight year to Ryerson University’s Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens in Toronto, Ontario.  The event takes place from February 13 – 15, 2015, and coincides with Hockey Day in Canada on Saturday, February 14. Since its inception […]

August 18, 2014  /  Comments Off
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Courage Canada National Youth Blind Hockey Camp: Day 6

What a game last night! Campers and the Vancouver Eclipse mixed up their team rosters to play alongside each other with Team Red squaring off against Team Yellow. After a hard fought 3 periods, Team Yellow emerged victorious by a score of 2 – 0. Day 6 saw campers learn about athlete nutrition and how to eat properly before a game, as well as strength and conditioning techniques. The afternoon […]

August 12, 2014  /  Comments Off
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Courage Canada National Youth Blind Hockey Camp: Day 5

The big day is here! Tonight is the marquee game with campers and Vancouver Eclipse team members playing along side one another in what will be many camper’s first Blind Hockey game. Campers prepared themselves with a full day of activity, beginning with a “Run, Jump, Throw” session, which teaches the fundamental skills of running, jumping and throwing. After lunch, campers took to the ice  for a pre-game skate and […]

August 11, 2014  /  Comments Off
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Courage Canada National Youth Blind Hockey Camp: Day 4

Day 4 of the Courage Canada National Youth Blind Hockey Camp was jammed packed with activity both on and off the ice. In the morning, campers took to the ice for their daily Blind Hockey development session, which ended in a 30 minute scrimmage in preparation for tomorrow’s big game with the Vancouver Eclipse Blind Hockey Team. In the afternoon, campers teamed up with the BC provincial Goalball team to take […]

August 10, 2014  /  Comments Off