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Canada nabs sledge hockey gold


Canada beat Norway handily 5-0 to win gold at the Four Nations sledge hockey tournament, which serves as a warm-up for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, according to the Canadian Press.

“Our team worked hard and overcame adversity in this tournament,” Canada’s head coach Mike Mondin said. “This was a terrific event for us to participate in as we prepare for the Paralympics here in March and we look forward to returning next spring.”

Much like the Four Nations tournament, this weekend’s events took place at Shayba Arena in Sochi, Russia.

(Note: this post’s main image comes from the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.)