Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Oricchio takes whirlwind hockey journey

By Ricky St. Clair

TJ Oricchio’s plane touched down in Khanty-Mansiysk, an oil-producing town on the eastern bank of the Irtysh River in Russia.

His United States men’s hockey team, governed by the American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association, had arrived for the 18th Winter Deaflympics.

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Source: Press Republican

Shelton’s Gintoli brothers more than just hockey players

By Noah Finz

(WTNH)–While NHL teams were battling in the Stanley Cup playoffs, a couple of local hockey standouts were playing for their country.

Shelton’s Peter and Garrett Gintoli are members of Team USA, and last month they won bronze medals at the Deaflympics. Teams of hearing impaired atheltes competed in Russia.

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Constable: South Elgin High School junior makes Deaflympics team

By Burt Constable

By the time Derek Struwing discovered he was hearing-impaired, he already knew he was a hockey player. The Bartlett boy was around 3 years old when his parents, Dan and Marcia Struwing, drove him to the old Dundee Polar Dome in East Dundee, where they helped him lace up his skates for the first time.

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Source: Daily Herald

Former Devil now an Olympian

By Jim Romsaas

VIRGINIA — Casey Myhre has accomplished a lot in his hockey career — and he has just taken things one step further.

The former Virginia Blue Devil goalie, who has a moderate to severe hearing loss, was recently named to the USA Deaflympic Hockey Team, which will be competing in the games March 28-April 5 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

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Source: Mesabi Daily News

Howich skating at National Deaflympics camp

By Ken Zaharia

Canada Deaf Ice HockeyRyan Howich is currently beating the summer heat, plying his considerable hockey skills on the ice at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto.

Howich, 19, is one of 29 players invited to attend the Canadian National Deaflympics men's hockey team selection camp running in Toronto from Friday to Sunday. Howich is one of 10 defencemen invited to the camp which also features two exhibition games against the United States Deaflympics team.

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Source: Campbell River Courier-Islander

Lum top keeper at deaf hockey championship

By Don Fennell

B.C. Rockies were winless in three tries at the 2014 Canadian Deaf Ice Hockey Championship over the weekend. But they left Mississauga on Tuesday with a major victory nonetheless.

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Source: Richmond Review

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