H. E. Masud Husain, Ambassador of Canada to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), opened an Ice Hockey Game between Abu Dhabi Storms and Abu Dhabi Scorpions, which featured some of the UAE’s top ice hockey players and Canadians living in the UAE.
The exciting game was filled with action and several scoring chances, with Canadian defenseman Paul Kelly Ryan, Senior Specialist at Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), earning player of the game honors. The hard fought game ended with a Scorpions win over the Storms, 6-3, on October 19th at Zayed Sports City Ice Rink.
From left to right: Mr. Hugo Blomfield, Canadian player Captain of the Scorpions team and Development Manager at Miral Asset Management; Mr. Ali Kaddas Al Rumaithi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Hockey League; Mr. Khaled Al Qubaisi, Abu Dhabi Ice Hockey Federation; H. E. Mr. Masud Husain, Ambassador of Canada to the UAE; Mr. Norm Labbe, General Manager of the Scorpions team; Juma Al Dhaheri, UAE player and Captain of the Storms team.
The Abu Dhabi Scorpions schedule, game updates and photos are found at their Facebook page “Scorpions Abu Dhabi Ice Hockey Team” (ScorpionsADhockeyteam).