Canadian Amputee Hockey Committee
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The Canadian Amputee Hockey Committee (CAHC) is Canadian Hockey's best-kept secret. The team, assembled by the committee, is a true powerhouse - undefeated in international competition, and the winners of five consecutive World Championships.
CAHC was established in 2001 for the purpose of promoting ice hockey for all amputees regardless of age, gender, race or physical ability.
Since its inception, the team iced by the Committee has proven to be a force to be reckoned with… undefeated in international competition, and the winners of five consecutive ISIHF World Championships.
The Canadian Amputee Hockey Team is a remarkable group of proud Canadians, determined to show the world that hockey is our game, regardless of its form.Their success has gained international recognition, and the Team has been featured on CBS Sports showcasing their grit, resolve, and courage.
The CAHC’s mission is to develop Standing Amputee Ice Hockey in Canada for recreational participation at both the junior and senior levels, and the development of a National Team Program to represent our country at all International Standing Ice Hockey Federation (ISIHF) World Championships.
Each season a series of National Team Selection Camps is held to determine the roster for upcoming events, including World Championships. Canada's best amputee hockey players come from coast-to-coast, to vie for a coveted spot on the National Team roster.