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 achieve their goals, Please see our Donate to the Predators page in our Get Involved menu to view the many options available.
The Northumberland Predators Open Development Sledge Hockey Team is for athletes who are 6 years of age or older, who are Diffrently Able. The team competes in a traveling league called the Ontario Sledge Hockey Association and travels all over Ontario, including stops in London and Ottawa for tournaments each season. The open team is open to anyone 6+ who is new to the sport or unable to take contact as this is a Non-Contact development league.
Most recently the Development team competed in the Ottawa tournament from April 7-9 2017 returning home with bronze medals. Also in 2019-20 the Development team played their way to the Championship weekend but due to COVID-19 they were unable to play for the championship. We are so proud of the teams accomplishments!
The Northumberland Predators Intermediate 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 Sledge 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 success 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 fought & close game against the Niagara Thunderblades, which ended with the Predators coming 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.
The Northumberland Predators are the first 2nd season team in OSHA history to win the Championship in their 2nd year in the league.
Most recently both the Intermediate team competed in the Ottawa tournament from April 7-9 2017 returning home with bronze medals. We are so proud of the teams accomplishments!