Western Canada gold for Eagles

Sledge hockey team medals in Edmonton

Winners of four of five games, the Surrey Eagles won a second consecutive the gold medal at the Western Canada Sledge Hockey Tournament in Edmonton.

Josh Macdonald, a rookie with the Eagles, had a hat trick in a win over the Edmonton Impact in the championship game. Other standouts during the tournament included Scott Karrasch, Bruce Reding, James Gemmel, Kris Grace and goalie Joe Skillen.

“We are more than just a team we are a family that keeps growing,” said Philipe Bonnot, a player with the Eagles and the sledge hockey development coordinator with SportAbility CP Sports of B.C.

Other members of the team are Christian Marcoux, Thea Hill, Nathan Dewitt, Joe Skillen, Peggy Assinck, and coaches Shane Dewitt and Jim Babcock.

Surrey North Delta Leader