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2017-18 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team

2017-18 Season

The 2017-18 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team was named on July 21, 2017. The roster included 13 returnees from the 2016-17 season that saw Team USA claim the 2016 (Dec.) World Sled Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and a silver medal at the 2017 Para Sled Hockey World Championship in Gangneung, South Korea.

Team USA opened international play at the 2017 World Sled Hockey Challenge from Dec. 1-10 in Charlottetown, P.E.I. where it claimed an unprecedented fourth-straight title in the four-team event.

On Jan. 8, players and staff relocated to Chicago, where it held a Residency Program in the weeks leading up to the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. From Jan. 22-27, the team traveled to Turin, Italy, where it captured the 2018 Turin Para Ice Hockey International Tournament. The team then returned to Chicago, Ill. from Jan. 29-Feb. 6 in preparation of its Border Series vs. Canada from Feb. 7-11 in Buffalo, New York and Pt. Colborne, Ontario.

After concluding its training in Chicago from Feb. 12-March 1, the team arrived in PyeongChang, South Korea, on March 2 ahead of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games from March 8-18.

Throughout the season, the U.S. held training camps in Columbus, Ohio; Indian Trail, North Carolina and Madison, Wisconsin.

U.S. Schedule

Date Event Location
Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 2017 Training Camp Columbus, Ohio
Oct. 12-15, 2017 Training Camp Indian Trail, N.C.
Nov. 2-5, 2017 Training Camp Madison, Wis.
Dec. 1-10, 2017 2017 World Sled Hockey Challenge Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Jan. 22-27, 2018 2018 Para Ice Hockey International Tournament Turin, Italy
Feb. 7-11, 2018 2018 Border Series Buffalo, N.Y. & Pt. Colborne, Ont.
March 8-18, 2018 2018 Paralympic Games PyeongChang, South Korea

2017-18 Roster

2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Team

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