According to family, the Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore is getting stronger and will begin rehabilitation soon. Jablonski is sitting up in a specialized chair and moving his arms below the triceps. The 16-year-old hockey player was checked from behind during a junior-varsity game on December 30. Jablonski severed his spinal cord and fractured two vertebrae.
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Jablonski undergoes spinal surgery
16 year-old Jack Jablonski underwent spinal surgery Wednesday to fuse together two fractured vertebrae in neck. The Benilde St. Margaret's hockey player was injured in a junior varsity game last week. It's unclear if Jablonski will gain bodily control over his legs again.
Prep hockey captains reflect on Jack Jablonski
The Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore continues to make progress following his paralyzing injury in late December. WCCO talked with captains from both the Benilde-St. Margaret's and Wayzata hockey teams about the devastating accident and the aftermath following Jablonski's injury.
Jack Jablonski hospitalized after "several alarming incidents"
The Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player was released from rehab a week ago, but according to his CaringBridge website he was taken to the emergency room with issues common with spinal cord injures.
Twins players visit Jack Jablonski at Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
A handful of teammates made the special visit, including first baseman Justin Morneau. He told Fox Sports North "it was amazing to see how positive he was." The Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore was paralyzed during a hockey game late last month. The 16-year-old hockey player is determined to walk and skate again, despite his severed spinal cord.
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 goes home
Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player Jack Jablonski left the Sister Kenny institute, where he's been rehabbing since January 23. Jablonski was paralyzed in a hockey accident in late December. His family is moving into a handicapped-accessible apartment until their home is remodeled.
Jack Jablonski back home again "feeling good and doing much better"
The high school sophomore at Benilde-St. Margaret’s was hospitalized last week after "several alarming incidents." His mom wrote "our boy is back" on his CaringBridge website Tuesday night. Jablonski suffered a spinal cord injury during a hockey game last December.
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