MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury is expected to return home in the next few weeks.

Twenty-year-old Matt Olson, a junior league defenseman with the Chicago Cougars, was hurt during a game last month.

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He received a rare adult stem cell treatment at a hospital outside of Chicago, where he has been recovering since the injury.

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His family said that he is doing well and will return to his Isanti home to continue his rehab.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help with his recovery.

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