Gravenhurst’s Graeme Murray heads to Sochi today in advance of the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games. The Canadian National Sledge Hockey team Defenceman is pumped for the experience. He tells Moose FM he’s been preparing with his team this past week.

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Murray is making the trip with his mother, her boyfriend, his youngest sister and his girlfriend.The team’s first game is against Sweden March 8th. Team Canada will be setting up equipment and getting acclimatized there in the meantime. Murray says Team Canada likes to dictate the pace of competition and their really looking forward to the games.