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MARCH 2018 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM // 35 JEN LEE G O A L I E LUKE McDERMOTT F O R WA R D Hometown: Westerlo, N.Y. Most Recent Team: Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Luke is competing in his first Paralympics. Did You Know: Luke is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient who helped the U.S. earn a gold medal at the 2015 Sled Worlds and a silver medal at the 2017 Sled Worlds. KEVIN McKEE F O R WA R D Hometown: Chicago Most Recent Team: Chicago Blackhawks Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Kevin will be competing in his second Paralympics. Did You Know: Kevin holds the Team USA record for most assists (8) in a single World Sled Hockey Challenge and is tied for most career points (32) by a U.S. player. JOSH MISIEWICZ F O R WA R D Hometown: La Grange, Ill. Most Recent Team: Chicago Blackhawks Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Josh is competing in his first Paralympics. Did You Know: Josh played Div. III college hockey for St. Mary's University in Winona, Minn., before being injured in Afghanistan while serving with the Marine Corps. ADAM PAGE F O R WA R D Hometown: Lancaster, N.Y. Most Recent Team: Buffalo Sabres Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Adam is competing in his third Paralympics. Did You Know: Adam made his debut on the 2007-08 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team as the youngest member of the squad at age 15. JOSH PAULS D E F E N S E Hometown: Green Brook, N.J. Most Recent Team: DASA St. Louis Blues Paralympic Experience: Josh is competing in his third Paralympics. Did You Know: Josh is nicknamed "Spuds" due to his unique ritual of facing a Mr. Potato Head figure toward the opponent's locker room before every game. JACK WALLACE F O R WA R D Hometown: Franklin Lakes, N.J. Most Recent Team: NJ Freeze Paralympic Experience: Jack is competing in his first Paralympics. Did You Know: Jack lost part of his right leg in a boating accident in 2008 and was introduced to the sport at Camp No Limits in Maine. BRODY ROYBAL F O R WA R D Hometown: Northlake, Ill. Most Recent Team: Chicago Blackhawks Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Brody is competing in his second Paralympics. Did You Know: Brody was the youngest U.S. athlete at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games where he helped the U.S. win gold. RICO ROMAN F O R WA R D Hometown: Portland, Ore. Most Recent Team: Colorado Avalanche Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Rico is competing in his second Paralympics. Did You Know: Within a year of his amputation, Rico completed two bike mara- thons and rode 150 miles in a day to raise money for multiple sclerosis research. Hometown: San Francisco Most Recent Team: Chicago Blackhawks Sled Hockey Paralympic Experience: Jen is competing in his second Paralympics. Did You Know: Jen was introduced to sled hockey at the Brooke Army Medical Center after his left leg was amputated after injuring it in a 2009 motorcycle accident. # 32 # 24 # 23 # 27 # 8 # 13 # 20 # 88 # 4

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