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Colorado Avalanche promote sled hockey

12:50 PM, Nov 9, 2011   |    comments
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Interesting Facts about Colorado Sled Hockey: 

  • The Avalanche were the first NHL franchise in the country to support its local sled hockey program 
  • The adult Avalanche team won the first ever USA Sled Classic in 2010, a tournament made up of only teams affiliated with their NHL program. Games were at the Pepsi Center. (Pierce) 
  • The Adult Avalanche team won the inaugural National Championships in April 2011 becoming the first team in the country to wear that crown. (Pierce) 
  • The Youth program finished 4th in the country last year improving on their previous year record of zero wins. 
  • The Colorado Avalanche Sled Hockey Program is one of the largest programs in the country with over 75 people with physical disabilities participating. We have four different teams: Adult Competitive Program, Junior Prep Team, Little Avs Developmental team, Colorado Springs

Tickets are available at www.coloradoadaptivesports.org.

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