—– The occurrence happened Thursday at a school in Greenwich, Connecticut.
A secondary school ice hockey player has kicked the bucket in the wake of supporting a skate injury during a game, in what school authorities called an unfathomable misfortune.
The mishap happened Thursday evening during a JV game at Brunswick School, a private academy in Greenwich, Connecticut.
The opposing group was from St. Luke’s, a private academy in New Canaan.
During the game, a St. Luke’s player tumbled to the ice and a Brunswick player unfit to stop slammed into him, police said.
Game play was halted and 911 was called, Greenwich Police Department Captain Mark Zuccerella said in an assertion.
The St. Luke’s player’s neck was cut by the skate edge, Brunswick school authorities said in a letter shipped off graduated class Friday.
The kid was treated by Brunswick clinical staff before he was moved to a nearby emergency clinic, yet disastrously, he didn’t endure the activity, Brunswick authorities said.
The New Canaan Police Department recognized the St. Luke’s understudy as sophomore Teddy Balkind.
Teddy skated for the New Canaan Winter Club all through his childhood hockey vocation and was referred to all as an inside and out unbelievable young fellow, child and sibling, the office said via web-based media.
The people of the New Canaan Police Department give our most unfathomable sympathies, considerations and petitions to the Balkind family and those affected by this awful episode.
- Brunswick authorities portrayed the game before the mishap as totally typical and average.
We are crushed; an incomprehensible misfortune, Brunswick Head of School Thomas Philip said in an assertion to ABC News.
I have, obviously, met with the Head of School at St. Luke’s and have reached the kid’s family to offer whatever help, backing, or help we can during such a difficult time.
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St. Luke’s was shut Friday and didn’t hold any classes or after-school exercises.
Our people group is grieving, St. Luke’s Head of School Mark Davis said in an assertion to ABC New York station WABC Friday.
Recently, we lost a valuable youngster in a terrible mishap. Both St.Luke’s School and Brunswick School are in shock as we work to help our students and their families. S. Luke’s particular concentration right now is to really focus on our crushed local area.
Brunswick authorities said the school has organized advising and backing for the hockey group depending on the situation before very long.
The mishap sent shockwaves all through the shattered hockey local area in Connecticut and then some.
We woke up today with the heaviest hearts in the wake of knowing about the grievous deficiency of one of New Canaan’s own, New Canaan Hockey said on Twitter.
Teddy was a magnificent young fellow, continually grinning, a fantastic colleague. No words are sufficient for the melancholy we are for the most part feeling.
The North Attleboro High School Hockey in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, called it a boundless loss of a youthful hockey player