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Paralyzed Minnesota Hockey Player Now Freshman At USC

A former Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed during a game in 2011 is now a freshman at the University of Southern California. Jack Jablonski started at the Los Angeles school in January.

02/23/2015

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20,000 Wild Fans Tap Sticks To Support Jablonski’s Fight Against Spinal Injuries

More than 20,000 fans all taping to help promote recovery for the 1.3 million Americans living with a spinal cord injury.

11/01/2014

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Jablonski To Lead Hockey’s Biggest Stick Tap

Former Minnesota prep hockey player Jack Jablonski will take the ice at Saturday’s Wild-Stars game to help raise awareness of spinal cord injury research. Jablonski was left a quadriplegic when he was injured during a high school hockey game in 2011.

10/30/2014

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Jablonski Says He Made His Foot Move

Jack Jablonski, the high school hockey player who was injured during a game three years ago, says he reached another milestone since that hit on the ice left him paralyzed.

08/27/2014

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Jack Jablonski Walks In Spinal Cord Injury Fundraiser

Jack Jablonski, the high school hockey player who was injured during a game three years ago, has made remarkable progress since the paralyzing hit on the ice. Saturday, he joined 15 other patients with spinal cord injuries at Courage Kenny for the “Walk to Victory over Paralysis.”

07/19/2014

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Jack Jablonski To Do Treadmill Walkathon

Jack Jablonski is asking for support in his “Walk to Victory Over Paralysis.” He’s taking part in a treadmill walkathon Saturday at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, where he made his incredible recovery after he was paralyzed in a high school hockey game on Dec. 30, 2011.

07/19/2014

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Tougher H.S. Hockey Rules For Checking, Boarding

Tougher rules are coming to high school hockey due, in part, to an accident that paralyzed a Minnesota player. The National Federation of State High School Associations has moved to increase the penalty time for checking from behind and boarding.

05/21/2014

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Jack Jablonski Heads To Prom With ESPN2’s Michelle Beadle

Since being paralyzed during a high school hockey game three years ago, Jack Jablonski has had many highs and lows. Saturday night was most definitely a high. Saturday was prom night at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, and Jablonski’s date is one of the co-hosts of SportsNation on ESPN2, Michelle Beadle.

04/26/2014

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Minneapolis Youth Hockey Retires Jack Jablonski’s Jersey Number

Jack Jablonski, the 16-year-old high school hockey player who was paralyzed during a game in 2012, received a major honor Saturday. Minneapolis Youth Hockey retired Jablonski’s jersey number, 13. In 2012, a check from behind left Jablonski paralyzed.

03/15/2014

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A Recap Of We Day’s Most Inspirational Speakers

No matter what your interest– music, politics, entertainment, or kids just overcoming the odds — We Day had something to move you. WCCO-TV’s Aristea Brady was at Tuesday’s event, and said the quality of the day’s speakers was consistent and constantly inspiring.

10/08/2013

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Video: Highlights From We Day Minnesota (Part 2)

It’s finally We Day, something students in Minnesota have been looking forward to for months. The first half of the day was filled with excitement, and the second half didn’t disappoint.

10/08/2013

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Jabby Gala Funds Help & Hope For Others Just Like Him

Hockey greats are gathering Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul to help raise money for the 2013 Bel13ve In Miracles Gala. Funds will go to spinal cord patients who can benefit from the same expensive therapy that has helped Jack Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player who was hit during a game in December 2011 and became paralyzed.

07/25/2013

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BSM’s Talented Grant Besse Skips Juniors, Returns To Win It All Again

His name was trending on Twitter last March on the night he made history. But his season isn’t defined by one performance. Benilde-St. Margaret’s Grant Besse is back for his senior season.

01/11/2013

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Jablonski Family Launches New Foundation

Jack Jablonski’s recovery has been full of miracles. Sunday marks one year since the Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player suffered an injury on the ice that left him paralyzed.

12/29/2012

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Paralyzing Hit, New Rules Have Changed The Game Of Hockey

The legal hit that paralyzed Jack Jablonski last winter basically changed the rules of high school hockey overnight.

11/28/2012

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Jack Jablonksi Wins ‘Courage In Sports’ Award

It’s been an improbable journey for Jack Jablonski since he was paralyzed during a hockey game on Dec. 30, 2011. On Sunday afternoon, he was honored with the Courage In Sports award.

11/11/2012

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A Great Sign: Jablonski Able To Stand With Help

There is another encouraging development for paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski.

09/18/2012

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Jablonski Heads Back To School

All Jack Jablonski wants is for his life to return to some sort of normalcy following a devastating hockey injury, and he’ll get one step closer to that on Tuesday.

08/28/2012

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Jack Jablonski Goes From Rehab To Vikings Training Camp

With his wheels beneath him and younger brother Max in tow, Jack Jablonski wasn’t even on the Vikings practice field when the cameras came out.

08/15/2012

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Mike Max’s News & Notes: August 11, 2012

People inside the Vikings insist they are intent on making playing baseball a part of the new football stadium. If the NHL gets salary roll backs as part of their new collective bargaining agreement, it could be big savings for Craig Leipold on Zach Praise and Ryan Suter’s contracts. Suter chartered his own plane to be part of the fundraiser for Jack Jablonski. Nice move!

08/11/2012

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Family: Jablonski Crawls With Help From Therapists

The family of a high school student paralyzed after being hit in a hockey game says he has crawled with the help of therapists.

08/07/2012

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Pros Turn Out To Help Jabs, Reeve Foundation

Nearly 800 people, including big names in professional hockey, came out to the Xcel Energy Center Thursday night — not to play, but to say they believe in miracles.

07/26/2012

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Jack Jablonski Showing ‘Unheard Of’ Progress

Let’s start with some good news about Jack Jablonski, the 16-year-old high school hockey player who was paralyzed during a game last winter.

07/26/2012

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Mom: Jack Jablonski Showing ‘More Movement’

Jack Jablonski is making more progress, showing more movement, says his mother on their Caring Bridge website.

07/12/2012

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HCMC Dr David Hilden Reacts To Jablonski Rehab News

News reports of progress in rehabilitation are encouraging, according to HCMC’s Dr David Hilden.

05/30/2012

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