Patrice “Pico” Dagenais is the co-captain of Team Canada along with Trevor Hirschfield. He is known as a hard-working, intelligent player. Like many members of Team Canada, Dagenais comes from a strong hockey background. Before he acquired a spinal cord injury in a construction accident, he played Jr. C hockey for St.-Isadore and won three consecutive gold medals with his high school hockey team, the Embrun Cyclones.
He's competed at every major event with Team Canada since 2010 which includes three world championship, two Paralympic Games and three Parapan Am Games appearances.
His family owns the Ottawa Junior Sens Junior A hockey team. Dagenais earned a degree in Business Marketing in 2011. He has a park named after him in his hometown of Embrun.
Dagenais’ career highlight is winning silver at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Winning gold at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games on home soil and silver at the 2019 Parapan Ams were also a special moments. In March 2016, Dagenais was named co-captain of Team Canada.
Dagenais enjoys hockey, music, handcycling, kayaking and public speaking. He is supported by his parents and his brother.
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
2019 Parapan American Games 2nd
2018 World Championships 6th
2016 Paralympic Games 4th
2015 Parapan American Games 1st
2015 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 1st
2014 World Championships 2nd
2012 Paralympic Games 2nd
2010 World Championships 5th
|2019||Parapan am Games||
1 silver medals
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|2015||Parapan am Games||
1 gold medals
1 silver medals