Braden Close and Team Alberta make it a three-peat

Local sledge hockey player will take much-earned break before heading back to training in hopes of getting an invitation to the national team camp in September


Kindersley’s Braden Close (centre) and his Team Alberta went undefeated at this year’s national sledge hockey championships in Richmond, B.C., last weekend. Close contributed five goals and two assists over the five games they played.

Kevin McBain
of The Clarion

Local athlete Braden Close helped his Team Alberta to win their third straight national sledge hockey championship on the weekend in Richmond, B.C.

The team had a gruelling schedule, playing five games in just three days.

They persevered and won all five games in the four-team tournament.

For more on this story, please see the May 16 print edition of The Clarion.

Braden Close

You do not have permission to view the comments.

Leave a Reply