High-SchoolMinnesota: Jack Jablonski

Updates on Jack Jablonski's recovery

January, 20, 2012
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Benilde-St. Margaret's JV hockey player Jack Jablonski, who was paralyzed after a hit during a holiday tournament earlier this year, has drawn outpourings of support from the Minnesota hockey community. Here's a few highlights.

*This year's Hockey Day Minnesota, scheduled for Saturday, has been dedicated to Jablonski with fundraising efforts across the state set up to help his family with medical expenses.

*Members of the Minnesota Wild have visited Jablonski in the hospital, and the team will wear decals on their helmets during its Hockey Day Minnesota home game against the Dallas Stars. (Here's a link to the decals; thanks to John Millea of the MSHSL for the link on Twitter.)

*Jablonski's family tells the Star-Tribune he's "making progress," and Jablonski says the injury is "like a calling almost."

*Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick visited Jablonski recently, and players around the NHL have tweeted and sent cards and messages to show support. Singer Taylor Swift has also sent Jablonski a signed photograph.

*You can donate to the Jack Jablonski fund at jabby13.com.

Minnesota hockey player paralyzed during JV game

January, 4, 2012
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Benilde-St. Margaret's junior varsity hockey player Jack Jablonski, a sophomore, was scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday following a hit that left him partially paralyzed during a game last week.

In a game against Wayzata, Jablonski was checked from behind, reportedly severing his spinal cord and fracturing two vertebrae.

For full coverage of the story, click here.

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