About The Northumberland Predators
The Northumberland Predators Sledge Hockey Team was formed in 2009. The Northumberland Predators are under the umbrella of FishAbility Sports Club and would not be able to run without help from the community. There are many ways you can help the team achive thier goals, Please see our Donate Now to the Predators page in our Sponsors Corner to view the many options available.
The Northumberland Predators Sledge Hockey Team is for athletes who are 15 years of age or older, who are Diffrently Able. The team competes in a traveling league called the Ontario Slege Hockey Association and travels all over Ontario, including stops in London & Brampton for tournaments each season.
The 2010/2011 was the Predators best season yet making the 1/4 finals in the London Tournament at the end of January. After the great success at London the team continued their succes in the regular season finishing strong in 2nd place in their pool with 7wins, 2 losses, 1tie. With this record the Predators entered the playoffs with home ice advantage.
The Road to the Championship was a tough one with a hard faught & close game against the Niagara Thunderblades, which ended with the Predators comming out on top 3-1. With this win the Predators advanced to the Championship Game in Oakville Ontario.
The Championship Game was held a the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex. The game was an extremely close and spirited affair with the score being 0-0 at the end of regulation time. A five minute 3 on 3 over time followed which solved nothing. A shootout was needed to decide the 2011 Championship. Final Score: Nortumberland Predators 1 - 0 Peterborough Patriots.
Making the Northumberland Predators the 2011 OSHA Intermeadiate "C" League Champions
The Northumberland Predators are the first 2nd season team in OSHA history to win the Championship in their 2nd year in the league.