"Henrietta, N.Y. — The ESL Sports Centre is now the official training site of the USA Paralympic Ice Hockey Team and will be hosting three game exhibitions with the Japanese Paralympic team as both teams train for the 2010 Paralympics.

The first practice is Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 3:30 p.m. and 8:10 p.m., and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 11 a.m.

Team USA will play Japan in three exhibition games on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m.

All practices and exhibition games to be played at the ESL Sports Centre on the Monroe Community College campus at 2700 Brighton-Henrietta Townline Road.

The USA Paralympic Team sled hockey was designed in an effort to allow participants with physical disabilities to play ice hockey. It is currently one of the most popular sports in the Paraylmpic games. The USA team includes 18 players and they are the current World Champions. Visit www.usahockey.com for more information.

The ESL Sports Centre is a multi-purpose arena located on MCC’s campus. Constructed in 1998, it is the home of hockey teams ranging in age from youth to semi-professional. It also offers dry floor events such as car shows, cheerleading competitions, and concerts."


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