For the 13th consecutive season, the Ontario Hockey League is teaming up with The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) and Special Olympics Ontario to raise awareness around the Special Olympics movement.
November is Special Olympics Game Month in the OHL and fans will have the opportunity to learn more about Special Olympics Ontario.
Since March 2020, Special Olympics athletes have been actively keeping busy through a range of virtual program offerings. Today, communities are making a return to in-person sports programs. The OHL and LETR partners want to celebrate their return, and help raise awareness for an organization that changes the lives of many.
Special Olympics games in OHL rinks include ceremonial puck drops with Special Olympics Ontario athletes and staff along with members of local law enforcement.
Special Olympics Game Month Schedule:
Wednesday, November 3 at Soo Greyhounds (vs. Saginaw Spirit) at 7:07pm
Friday, November 5 at London Knights (vs. Owen Sound Attack) at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 6 at Owen Sound Attack (vs. Kitchener Rangers) at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 7 at Hamilton Bulldogs (vs. Barrie Colts) at 2:00pm
Friday, November 12 at Guelph Storm (vs. Erie Otters) at 7:30pm
Friday, November 12 at Niagara IceDogs (vs. Barrie Colts) at 7:00pm
Friday, November 12 at Kingston Frontenacs (vs. Oshawa Generals) at 7:00pm
Friday, November 12 at Kitchener Rangers (vs. Owen Sound Attack) at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 13 at Windsor Spitfires (vs. Soo Greyhounds) at 7:05pm
Sunday, November 14 at Oshawa Generals (vs. Ottawa 67’s) at 6:05pm
Thursday, November 18 at North Bay Battalion (vs. Ottawa 67’s) at 7:00pm
Friday, November 19 at Sudbury Wolves (vs. Ottawa 67’s) at 7:05pm
Sunday, November 21 at Mississauga Steelheads (vs. Sudbury Wolves) at 2:00pm
Thursday, November 25 at Peterborough Petes (vs. North Bay Battalion) at 7:05pm
Saturday, November 27 at Barrie Colts (vs. Niagara IceDogs) at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 27 at Ottawa 67’s (vs. North Bay Battalion) at 2:00pm
Sunday, November 28 at Sarnia Sting (vs. Soo Greyhounds) at 2:05pm
The OHL is proud to support over 26,000 Special Olympics Ontario participants – a figure that has grown by close to 60% during the League’s 13-year provincial partnership since 2008.
For more information or to make a donation visit specialolympicsontario.com.
About Special Olympics Ontario
Special Olympics has grown from a modest program serving local athletes to become the world’s largest movement dedicated to promoting respect, acceptance, inclusion, and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports. Special Olympics Ontario has optimized the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle through sport to improve the well-being of individuals with an intellectual disability. We continue to improve and expand the quality, opportunity and accessibility of sport to individuals with an intellectual disability. Along with this, we strive to improve upon both the awareness and support of the community in regards to Special Olympics Ontario and those involved with us. As an organization, we work to ensure our volunteers are strongly committed to acting locally while thinking globally. Through these steps, we hope to continue to build upon the past success of the organization.