In Memory of Nicholas Empanchin

Nick passed away April 26th 2014, his family has graciously directed

donations in his memory to TSHA, Thank You for your donations

Here is a memoir by one of his Fury teammates from Dream Sports Center

Bucket on Ice Challenge

Sept 14th 11AM @ the IcePlex

2601 Raleigh Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604

Try Sled Hockey for free

If you cannot play stand up hockey come out And try sled hockey. Specialized sleds are

Adapted to allow mobility impaired youth And adults the opportunity to play hockey.

Any experience level invited. Email us at if interested


2014 /15 Equipment Fitting and Turn In, Sept 6th Ritter Park In Cary 9am to 1pm
Prospective Players:  Come by and get geared up and signed up for the fall season or ask questions.

Existing players: Trade in gear for new sizes or to replace damaged stuff. Update forms.

Former players: Return gear so that others might use it for the season.

Donations: Equipment donations also accepted during the session.

Volunteers will be on hand to fit and assist with any questions for the season.
TSHA needs gear in working condition to help get the special and sled teams on the ice!

Special Hockey C/LTP  2014-15 Season Starts Sept 21 2014 @ Raleigh Iceplex.
TSHA is excited to start the 2014/15 season. The first 12 weeks of ice time will be used by the C/Learn to Play Team. These sessions are for all new skaters and any skater that was in the C/LTP (beginner) sessions last season.

The second half of the season will be for the A/B Team (medium to advanced). The start date will be announced later.

Sled Hockey Adult and Youth 2014-15 Season Sept 21, 2014 @ Raleigh Iceplex.

If you have any questions please browse the menus to the left or email us at


TSHA has a Sled Hockey Program (website coming soon)
Triangle Special Hockey created an Adult Competitive and Youth Recreation Sled hockey team in September 2010. We are growing rapidly and in search of mobility impaired player of all ages. If you are interested in participating, volunteering or sponsoring the sled teams, contact us at

Visit USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Sled page for more information on sled hockey. Our program is provided at no cost to the participant.

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Our Mission

Triangle Special Hockey Association is dedicated to the development and enjoyment of ice hockey for developmentally or physically challenged youth and adults. We are associated with American Special Hockey Association and USA Disabled Hockey. We serve the Triangle and surrounding areas of North Carolina. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization consisting of parents, volunteers, sponsors and of course, our exceptional athletes.

Triangle Area: JV Cotterell at or call 919- 859-2848

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