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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The legal hit that paralyzed Jack Jablonski last winter basically changed the rules of high school hockey overnight.
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.
There is another encouraging development for paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski.
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.
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.