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Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey Program

The Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey Program is a totally free program based out of the Allied Memorial Veterans Rink at 65 Elm Street in Everett, Massachusetts. The Boston Shamrocks play in the NorthEast Sled Hockey League (NESHL) and is for both the experienced and novice sled hockey player.

Sledge hockey (known as sled hockey in the United States) is a sport that was designed to allow participants who have a physical disability to play the game of ice hockey. Ice sledge hockey was invented in the early 1960s in Stockholm, Sweden at a rehabilitation centre. It is currently one of the most popular sports in the Paralympics Games.

The Boston Shamrocks hold free sled hockey sessions for those who would like to put their disabilities on ice, grab a sled and a couple of sticks and experience sled hockey for either their first time or their hundredth time. Parents, kids, teenagers and their family members with and without disabilities are also welcome to try out sled hockey for free! Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and USA Hockey have provided the Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey program with sleds and sticks and Orange Leaf of Lexington has donated helmets, gloves and ice time.

For more information about the Boston Shamrocks free sled hockey program call 781-838-0352 or email Info@BostonShamrocksSledHockey.org.


Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey Program

The Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey Program is a totally free program based out of the Allied Memorial Veterans Rink at 65 Elm Street in Everett, Massachusetts. The Boston Shamrocks play in the NorthEast Sled Hockey League (NESHL) and is for both the experienced and novice sled hockey player.

Sledge hockey (known as sled hockey in the United States) is a sport that was designed to allow participants who have a physical disability to play the game of ice hockey. Ice sledge hockey was invented in the early 1960s in Stockholm, Sweden at a rehabilitation centre. It is currently one of the most popular sports in the Paralympics Games.

The Boston Shamrocks hold free sled hockey sessions for those who would like to put their disabilities on ice, grab a sled and a couple of sticks and experience sled hockey for either their first time or their hundredth time. Parents, kids, teenagers and their family members with and without disabilities are also welcome to try out sled hockey for free! Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and USA Hockey have provided the Boston Shamrocks Sled Hockey program with sleds and sticks and Orange Leaf of Lexington has donated helmets, gloves and ice time.

For more information about the Boston Shamrocks free sled hockey program call 781-838-0352 or email Info@BostonShamrocksSledHockey.org.

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Shamrocks Compete In 15th Annual USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Festival

Monday, April 8, 2019


The Shamrocks Co-ed Sled Hockey Team traveled to Florida this past weekend to compete in the 2019 Toyota-USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Festival. This is the 4th consecutive year the Shamrocks have qualified for the Festival.  The 15th annual Disabled Hockey Festival was held at the AdventHealth Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, Florida. USA Hockey, in partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Statewide Amateur Hockey of Florida, hosted the Festival in Florida for the first time.

In the round robin portion of the Festival the shamrocks finished 2-1-0.  The Shamrocks defeated the Colorado Springs Tigers 6-1 and lost 4-2 to Carolina before concluding round robin play with a 3-1 win over the host Tampa Bay Lightning team to advance to the semifinals.

The Shamrocks lost a tough hard fought semifinal game 2-1 to the Long Island Roughriders.  The Roughriders went on to win the Festival Championship by defeating Carolina 1-0 in the Festival finals.

The Shamrocks were lead by Brendan Durny (4-4-8), Kevin Dubois (3-2-5), Dan Martin (2-1-3), John McArdle (2-0-2), Chris Young (1-1-2), and Katy Perry (0-2-2).