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