The NWO Arctic Wolves Sled Hockey Team is hosting the 2nd Annual Fire & Ice Charity Hockey Game. Two local youths, Ryan Wright (a Kindergartner at North Baltimore’s Powell Elementary, and Jaydon Jenkins (Cygnet) play for the Arctic Wolves.
WHO: Toledo Fire Hockey Team vs. Arctic Wolves Sled Hockey Team
WHAT: 2nd Annual Fire & Ice Charity Hockey Game WHERE: Tam O’Shanter Sports, 7060 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, Ohio 43560
WHEN: April 16, 2016, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
ABOUT SLED HOCKEY: Sled Hockey is fully competitive ice hockey for people with physical disabilities to be a part of a competitive team. It is a Paralympic sport where ice hockey is played sitting in sleds using two sticks to propel across the ice. Watch a video about sled hockey at https://youtu.be/3D2SXcop_EE
ABOUT THE ARCTIC WOLVES SLED HOCKEY TEAM: The team is a 501c3 organization under Ohio Sled Hockey. In our 2nd season, the Northwest Ohio Arctic Wolves Sled Hockey Team consists of young people ranging in age from 5-21 who have varying physical disabilities that prevent them from playing stand up hockey. It is a life changing experience for the players. For more about the Arctic Wolves Sled Hockey Team, find them on Facebook at “NWO Arctic Wolves Sled Hockey Team”.
ABOUT THE TOLEDO FIRE HOCKEY TEAM: The Toledo Fire Hockey Team is a hockey team made up of firefighters from the City of Toledo and surrounding area departments. The team includes players of former semi-pro, Junior, and high school hockey experience, to some that have just picked up the game in adult recreation leagues. For more about the Toledo Fire Hockey Team, find them on Facebook at “Toledo Fire Hockey Team”.
MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE EVENT:
$5 Admission, Children under 5 are free 50/50 Raffles Silent Auction Raffle Baskets Chuck-a-Puck to win $100
Try Sled Hockey – Put yourself in a sled for $1 and get on the ice $5 Pizza Buffet
All proceeds will go to the Arctic Wolves to help pay for ice time and purchase equipment. Come out and watch the Northwest Ohio Arctic Wolves Sled Hockey Team take on the able bodied Toledo Fire Hockey team (in sleds) in a game of hockey “our” way! It’s sure to be a fun and action packed game!
North Baltimore Eagles Aerie #2633 is a major supporter of Sled Hockey in Northwest Ohio.