Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

Canada's ice sledge hockey team amongst first Sochi arrivals

World champions will be aiming for Paralympic gold in Sochi. 01 Mar 2014
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Marc Dorion and Brad Bowden from the Team Canada Sledge Hockey Team arrive in Sochi for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Marc Dorion and Brad Bowden from the Team Canada Sledge Hockey Team arrive in Sochi for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

ⒸCanadian Paralympic Committee
By Canadian Paralympic Committtee

The world champions will begin tournament play on Saturday 8 March against Sweden and after failing to medal in Vancouver four years ago will be even more determined to win gold in Sochi.

Canada's national sledge hockey team are the first Canadian athletes to arrive in Sochi for the Paralympic Games, to be held 7-16 March.

The sledge hockey players stayed at a hotel on Friday night (28 February) and will move in to the coastal athletes' village on Saturday.

The world champions will begin tournament play on Saturday (8 March) against Sweden and after failing to medal in Vancouver four years ago will be even more determined to win gold in Sochi.