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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.

Read more: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20141207/news/141208745/

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.

Read more: http://www.virginiamn.com/sports/featured/former-devil-now-an-olympian/article_0013e412-75c2-11e4-a320-e31ab477b814.html

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.

Read more: http://www.courierislander.com/sports/local-sports/howich-skating-at-national-deaflympics-camp-1.1314737#sthash.CxDhSGUx.dpuf

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.

Read more: http://www.richmondreview.com/sports/257229991.html

Source: Richmond Review

Tough competition at deaf hockey championship

By Iain Colpitts

MISSISSAUGA — As someone who has been on Canada's Deaflympic hockey team before, Matthew Sheffield will tell you that the competition to get on the team can get pretty fierce.

Read more: http://www.ourwindsor.ca/sports-story/4487042-tough-competition-at-deaf-hockey-championship/

Source: Our Windsor

Elite deaf hockey players to compete in Roy Hysen Cup

By Iain Colpitts

MISSISSAUGA — Hockey teams representing all regions of Canada will be in Mississauga next weekend competing in the 10th annual Roy Hysen Cup, a tournament organized for deaf or hearing-impaired players.

Read more: http://www.bramptonguardian.com/sports-story/4470899-elite-deaf-hockey-players-to-compete-in-roy-hysen-cup/

Source: Brampton Guardian

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