Special Hockey International Tournaments

The annual SHI tournament brings together teams from across North America and Europe once a year for a major gathering, attracting more than 70 teams. This tournament traditionally alternates between a Canadian and American City, but has also been hosted in London, England. The SHI tournament is not a traditional tournament, however. There are no elimination rounds, no one team is crowned champion. In our eyes they are all champions. Every team plays 4 games and every player on every team plays equally.
Although the players do play their hardest and they are all trying to win, the spirit of this tournament is not about competition. It is about participation and fair play. If one team can’t field a full roster another team will lend them players. If a team’s only goalie is hurt or otherwise unable to play, another team will lend them one. Words alone cannot describe it. You have to see it to truly understand and you will never feel the same again about the developmentally challenged or even about hockey.

Special Hockey International Tournament 2017

Hosts: Electric City Special Hockey, Kwartha Komets
ca  Location:Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Date: March 15th – March 18th,  2017
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Special Hockey International Tournament 2015

Hosts: Capital City Condors
ca  Location:Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: March 19th – March 21st,  2015

The team pose after their last game of the tournament

 

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2014

Hosts: MORC Stars, Michigan Far Flyers, Ann Arbour Rockets
us  Location:Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date: May 1st – May 4th,  2014

A Team England side of players from the Werewolves of London and SPICE Jets competed in this tournament

A Team England side of players from the Werewolves of London and SPICE Jets competed in this tournament

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2013

Host: Kitchener Ice Pirates
ca  Location: Kitchener, Ontario
Date: March 14th – March 16th,  2013

Werewolves of London team with Fitz "The Whip" Vanderpool (Werewolves of London Honorary Captain)

Werewolves of London team with Fitz “The Whip” Vanderpool (Werewolves of London Honorary Captain)

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2012

Host: Werewolves of London
gb  Location: Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND
Date: April 15th – April 19th,  2012

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Werewolves players collect their medals at the after tournament party

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2011

Host: Boston Bear Cubs
us  Location: Marlboro, Boston, MA
Date: April 28th – April 30th,  2011

Opening ceremony with 60 teams on the ice

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2010

Host: Orangeville Wolves
ca  Location: Orangeville, Ontario
Date: April 15th – April 17th,  2010

Werewolves of London SHI 2010

Werewolves of London tournament team 2010

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2009

Host: Grandravine Tornadoes
ca  Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: April 16th – April 18th,  2009

Werewolves were joined by two players from Albany Cougars for the tournament

Werewolves were joined by two players from Albany Cougars for the tournament

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2008

Host: North York Gladiators
ca  Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: April 10th-April 12th, 2008

Werewolves players at the opening ceremony

Werewolves players at the opening ceremony

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2007

Host:Nova Cool Cats
us  Location: Capitals Ice Center, Arlington, Virginia
Date: April 19th-April 21st, 2007

Werewolves at opening ceremony

Werewolves at opening ceremony

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Special Hockey International Tournament 2006

Host: Werewolves of London
gb  Location: Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND
Date: March 13th-March 14th, 2006
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Special Hockey International Tournament 2005

Host: Cooksville Crusaders
ca  Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: March 31st-April 2nd , 2005

Werewolves of London arrive at the tournament

Werewolves of London arrive at the tournament

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 Other Previous Tournaments

1996 – St.Louis (Gateway Locomotives)

1997 – New York (New York Raptors)

1998 – Ottawa (Ottawa Ambassadors)

1999 – None (date of tournament moved)

2000 – Denver  (Colorado Golden Eagles)

2001 – Toronto (Grandravine)

2002 – Albany (Albany Cougars)

2003 – Toronto (Durham Dragons)

2004 – Washington (Washington Ice Dogs)

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