High school sophomore Jack Jablonski is set to undergo surgery on his spine later this week. The 16-year-old was severely injured in a hockey game this past weekend. According to media reports, doctors say it's too soon to know if he'll regain control of his arms and legs.
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Doctors say it's too early to tell how bad the lasting damage will be to Jack Jablonski, a Benilde-St. Margaret sophomore who suffered a severe spinal injury during a hockey game.
Benilde hockey player won't be able to walk again, family says
Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore Jack Jablonski suffered a spinal injury during a hockey game. Doctors on Wednesday morning performed surgery, fusing two fractured vertebrae. While the procedure went very well, the family reported, it also confirmed the severity of the damage.
Jack Jablonski faces long, intensive rehabiliation
Kare 11 takes a look at the intensive rehabilitation ahead for Jack Jablonski, ESPN covers the press conference where doctors discussed their work on his damaged spine, and the Star Tribune highlights "a world of support" for "Jabby."
Jablonski makes surprise appearance at Benilde-St. Margaret's playoff game
Jack Jablonski accomplished one of his goals Thursday night. The 16 year old surprised his Benilde-St. Margaret's teammates in the locker room before their section playoff game. Jablonski was paralyzed in a hockey game nearly two months ago, and has been an inspiration to the world ever since.
Youth hockey players to face stiffer penalties for dangerous checks
The Minnesota Hockey Board on Monday approved more severe penalties for youth hockey players who engage in risky moves like checking from behind and boarding. The rule changes come after a check from behind left Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player Jack Jablonski paralyzed.
St. Croix Lutheran hockey player Jenna Privette gaining feeling
The Pioneer Press reports Jenna Privette has regained some feeling and is in pain, which could mean she's not paralyzed after receiving a dangerous check from behind during a hockey match. Her injury came just a week after a similar check paralyzed a Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player.
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