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Largest blind hockey event ever held in Atlantic Canada comes to SMU

There will be both male and female blind athletes representing 11 different blind hockey clubs across Canada at the Saint Mary's University event.
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Some of the best blind hockey players in the world are converging on Halifax.

The 2022 Canadian Blind Summer Development Camp is taking place at Saint Mary's University in partnership with the SMU Huskies with special events featuring children and youth, adult development and selection camps for the National Team.

Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Dauphinee Centre will host the National Team as they play a showcase game with elite local players who have played professionally, been drafted by NHL clubs or are members of the SMU Huskies team.

On July 31 at 2:00 p.m., players from the Development Camp and the National Team will play back-to-back feature games, putting some of the country's best blind hockey on display. 

Billed as the largest blind hockey event to ever take place in Atlantic Canada with 56 participants taking part in the three camps, the events are free and open to the public.

More than 10 different blind hockey clubs across Canada will face off at the event with both men and women represented.



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