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Chronicle: NEP Superstars

New Hampshire Chronicle: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 A reunion of Northeast Passage Superstars. Watch the story>>

Home from Sochi: Taylor Chace

Published: Seacoast Online, March 24, 2014 HAMPTON — Tuesday was a homecoming of sorts for Taylor Chace, who recently returned from Russia 686 grams heavier thanks to the newest addition to his already-crowded trophy case. Chace helped lead the U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team to its second straight Paralympic gold medal at the Sochi Games earlier this month. The feat was unprecedented in sled hockey history, which Chace said made […]

Huffington Post: Sled Hockey gave me reason to recover

Published: Huffington Post, March 1, 2014 This past Friday, Feb. 28, I flew to Sochi, Russia, to represent the United States at the Paralympic Games. This will be the third time I get to wear the USA jersey as a member of the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team and it’s such an honor to me. In 2006 we won the bronze medal in Torino, Italy, and four years ago we […]

Boston Globe: Paralympic Sled Hockey player helping spread the sport’s appeal

From: The Boston Globe, January 10, 2014 NEWINGTON, Conn. — Propelling himself toward the opponents’ net, Taylor Chace took a cross-ice pass from a teammate and fired the puck over the goaltender’s glove, giving his team, the Northeast Passage Wildcats, a 1-0 lead over the New Jersey Freeze in the opening minutes of a recent Northeast Sled Hockey League contest at the Newington Ice Arena. Chace went on to dominate […]

the Equalizer: Sled Hockey Player Overcome Disabilities

From Merrimack Valley Magazine, January/February 2014. Merrimack Valley Magazine 2014 Full Article.

Those with disabilities thrive in sporting program

From: Seacoast Online/Portsmouth Herald, Dec. 22, 2013 DURHAM — As Northeast Passage approaches a quarter century of providing adapted and therapeutic sports to people with disabilities, the nonprofit is serving a growing number of clients across the Seacoast and throughout New England. “The essence has always been to fill the gaps in service,” Northeast Passage founder and Executive Director Jill Gravink said of the group’s mission. “We try to keep […]

Winter Sports for all: Pair of Clinics Benefit Disabled Veterans

Published: Valley News, Saturday, January 19, 2013 Lebanon — Thanks to several New Hampshire-based nonprofits, disabled veterans had quite the workout in the Upper Valley this week. On Monday at Campion Rink, volunteers from the Dartmouth College men’s and women’s hockey teams joined personnel from Durham-based Northeast Passage for an afternoon of sled-hockey instruction and a scrimmage for wounded veterans. Read More>>

NH Chronicle: Victoria Arlen

Featured, Thursday, May 17, 2012. WMUR, Channel 9 – New Hampshire Chronicle. “Just six years ago she became paralyzed and came close to losing her life. Now Victoria Arlen is making a comeback you’ll have to see to believe. She is setting world records in the pool and eying the Paralympic Games in London.” Watch Part 1>>>Watch Part 2>>>

Second Sled Classic a huge success

Northeast Passage represented the Boston Bruins at the USA Hockey Sled Classic presented by the NHL and placed second in the tournament. From: USA Hockey COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The second annual USA Hockey Sled Classic presented by the NHL took place last weekend, with over 100 of the top sled hockey players in the country competing on nine sled hockey teams affiliated with NHL clubs. The event was part […]

NHPR: Sled Hockey tournament begins tonight

From: NH Public Radio For many in New Hampshire the arrival of fall means only one thing….hockey season. The University of New Hampshire Wildcats started their season this month. And the first tournament for a different kind of hockey begins tonight. Read More & Listen>>