Before heading to South Korea to defend their gold medal from the 2014 Paralympics, the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team visited Shirley Ryan AbilityLab to meet with patients and show off their skills.
For many of them, the visit was a homecoming. Five players from our team, the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Blackhawks, are on the national team—that’s more than any other sled hockey team is sending to the Paralympic Games.
Meet the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Blackhawks on Team USA:
Follow the Action from PyeongChang
Cheer on the Paralympic Sled Hockey Team and all of Team USA as they go for the gold in PyeongChang, South Korea! The 2018 Paralympic Games began Friday, March 9.
Follow the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team’s schedule (all times listed in Central time):
- USA vs. Japan
Read recap: U.S. Sled Hockey Team Blanks Japan, 10-0, in Paralympic Opener
- USA vs. Czech Republic
Read recap: Team USA Sled Hockey Defeats Czech Republic 10-0 in Second Paralympic Game
- USA vs. South Korea
Read recap: U.S. Sled Hockey Defeats Korea 8-0 in Final Prelim Game in PyeongChang
- USA vs. Italy
Read recap: Team USA Sled Hockey Downs Italy 10-1 to Advance to Paralympic Gold Medal Game
- Gold Medal Game: USA vs. Canada
Read recap: Dramatic Final Minute and Overtime Goals Lift Team USA to Third-Straight Paralympic Sled Hockey Gold
Photo credit: Joe Kusumoto/USOC