Paralympic Recap Day 6

Men’s Para hockey to face South Korea in semifinals 

Team Canada is scheduled to face South Korea for the second time in four days, as the two teams meet in the semifinals. 

In their first matchup, the Canadians, led by head coach Ken Babey of Saskatoon, blanked South Korea 6-0. They’ll look to dominate again when the puck drops Thursday, March 10 at 10:05 p.m. (SK time). 

If they win, the Canadians will play for gold, a loss and they play for bronze. 

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Upcoming Saskatchewan competition 

Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak will compete in her fourth event of the Paralympics on Day 7, as she races in the women’s standing 12.5-kilometre biathlon. Hudak captured bronze in the event at the 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang. The race is scheduled to start Thursday at 10:20 p.m. (SK time). 

Biggar’s Lisa DeJong will look for her second medal of the Games as she gets back on the slopes in the Para snowboard banked slalom event scheduled to start at Thursday at 9:00 p.m. (SK time).

Paralympic Notes: Read the full Day 6 recap on Paralympic.ca… Canada’s wheelchair curling team clinched a semifinal berth by defeating Norway 7-6…Canada’s medal count sits at 16 (seven gold, two silver, seven bronze).    

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