LONDON, Ont. – Brody Roybal (Northlake, Ill.) and Declan Farmer (Tampa, Fla.) each tallied five points and 10 other players collected at least one point to lead the 2018-19 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team past South Korea, 8-0, here today in its final preliminary round game of the 2018 Para Hockey Cup.
“It wasn’t the start we wanted, but we found our speed and chemistry there in the second period and came away with a nice victory,” said David Hoff (Bottineau, N.D.), head coach of the 2018-19 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. “Now, it’s important we take care of ourselves tonight and come ready to play for the championship game tomorrow.”
The U.S. (4-0-0-0/W-OTW-OTL-L) will face host Canada in tomorrow’s (Dec. 8) championship game of the 2018 Para Hockey Cup. Puck drop is set for 4 p.m. at Western Fair Sports Centre.
For the full game recap, click here.
2018 Para Hockey Cup • Team USA Schedule
Dec. 3-8 – London, Ontario – Western Fair Sports Centre
Date Opponent Result/Time (ET) Broadcast
Mon., Dec. 3 Canada W, 3-0 HockeyTV.com
Tues., Dec. 4 South Korea W, 9-0 HockeyTV.com
Thurs., Dec. 6 Canada W, 4-1 HockeyTV.com
Fri., Dec. 7 South Korea W, 8-0 HockeyTV.com
Sat., Dec. 8 Canada
Championship Game 4:00 p.m. TBD
NOTES: Brody Roybal (Northlake, Ill.) was named the U.S. Player of the Game … For complete statistics, click here … Deloitte, Labatt USA and Toyota are proud sponsors of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team … Dan Brennan (Colorado Springs, Colo.), director of sled national teams for USA Hockey, is serving as the general manager of the 2018-19 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team … David Hoff (Bottineau, N.D.), USA Hockey’s Northern Plains District Coach-In-Chief and assistant coach of last year’s gold medal-winning 2018 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, is in his first season as head coach of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team ..