Retired Army Staff Sergeant Rico Roman had his left leg amputated above the knee when wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) while serving his third tour in Iraq in Feb. 2007. He was a member of the San Antonio Rampage sled hockey club, which is made up entirely of military veterans, from 2009-11. Did again....GOLD for the USA!!! 2014
Brendan Shanahan (right) is a member of the Triple Gold Club as he won gold medals at the 1994 World Championships, 2002 Winter Olympics, and the Stanley Cup in 1997, 1998, and 2002 with the Detroit Red Wings.
Ice Sledge Hockey | Sochi 2014 WInter Paralympic Games
Dan McCoy from Cheswick, PA, will be chasing a gold medal with the rest of the #TeamUSA #sledhockey team during the #Sochi 2014 #Paralympic Winter Games. Highmark is proud to sponsor him.
justin abdelkader - showing his Sparty
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: Brocks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals skates with the puck during an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins on January 24, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images)
Meet the 2014 U.S. Paralympics Sled Hockey Team. Tune in for a behind-the-scenes look at their road to Sochi in the new action-packed documentary, ICE WARRIORS. The team’s athletic prowess will blow your mind while their stories warm your heart. ICE WARRIORS premieres on Monday, February 24th at 10pm ET on PBS (check local listings). pbs.org/icewarriors #IceHockey #Paralympics #SledHockey #Sochi2014