Boston Bruins prospect Jeremy Lauzon was rushed into surgery Friday night after sustaining serious lacerations to his neck. The injury came after he was hit with a skate on the ice.
Lauzon, 18, was selected by the Bruins in the second round (No. 52 overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft. His Rouyn-Noranda Huskies were cruising to a victory in the QMJHL playoffs when the incident occurred.
Lauzon was taken to a local hospital and immediately went into surgery but is expected to be OK.
Check out some reactions and video of the incident below.
Warning: Some images and video may contain slightly graphic content.
Lauzon provided an update on his status via Twitter, thanking everyone for the well wishes and saying he was feeling better already.
Here’s video of the incident. It’s difficult to see what happened, but still, be warned that this does contain graphic content.
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