Teddy Balkind is a 10th grader at the St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, was fatally injured Thursday night during a private-school matchup.
Teddy Balkind: Injury Video, What happened, Obituary, Dead?
The Connecticut high school hockey player who died this week after his neck was slit open by a skate during a tragic incident on the ice has been identified.
Teddy Balkind, a 10th grader at the St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, was fatally injured Thursday night during a private-school matchup.
Teddy Balkind, a sophomore at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, Connecticut, died as the result of an on-ice collision during a junior varsity game against the Brunswick School on on Thursday.
School and police officials said that he was fell to the ice and was cut on the neck by the skate of another player. Balkind sadly died at Greenwich Hospital in Connecticut as a result of the injury.
The Bruins are far from the only team that’s honored Balkind, as the NHL has launched the #SticksOutForTeddy campaign on its social media channels.
Friends, family, and two school communities are still coming to grips with the death of Teddy Balkind. Balkind, a 10th-grade hockey player at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, died Thursday night after an on-ice collision during a game against the Brunswick School in Greenwich.
Boston’s top minor league affiliate, the Providence Bruins, also offered their condolences.
Yes, he’s dead now.
The hockey world is mourning the loss of Teddy Balkind, a Connecticut teenager who died in a tragic on-ice incident on Thursday.
His neck was cut by the skate blade, ABC News reports, citing a letter Brunswick school officials sent to alumni Friday. The game was stopped, 911 was called and Balkind was taken to Greenwich Hospital, according to Zuccerella. Balkind died as a result of the injury.