Peterborough's Two Special Needs Hockey Teams Just Played Against Each Other For First Time Ever

History was made in Peterborough on Saturday morning (January 28th) as the Kawartha Komets Juniors played against Electric City Maroon & White at the Evinrude Centre in a battle between the city's two special needs hockey teams—the first time they had ever played each other.

Kawartha Komets coach David Fisher & Electrick City coach Chris J-Boy Williams

Kawartha Komets coach David Fisher & Electrick City coach Chris J-Boy Williams

"This was a huge event and such a step forward between the clubs with nothing but smiles and happiness on the ice which is what special needs hockey is all about," Coach J-Boy Williams says, adding "A big thanks to Carol and David Fisher for inviting us to play and cheers to a bright future and many more friendly games between us!"

Here are pictures Eileen Kimmet captured of an emotional day these parents, kids and coaches will never forget...

The game was a nailbiter, ending in a 6-6 tie.

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