Blind Hockey Goalie Invited to Play on Sighted Team

Written by on December 2, 2021

When a rec league ice hockey team in Edmonton needed a goaltender, they got a save from an unlikely hero.

Nelson Rego is 100% blind: and by filling in as goalie for an acquaintance’s team, he became the first-ever blind player to play in a sighted team in the province’s history.

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