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.READ MORE: 'This Is A Test For Minnesota': Protesters Outside Governor's Mansion Call For Justice In Derek Chauvin Trial
He received a rare adult stem cell treatment at a hospital outside of Chicago, where he has been recovering since the injury.READ MORE: Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Shooting Near George Floyd Memorial
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.MORE NEWS: As Spring Allergies Spike, Doctors Say Test For COVID As A Precaution