Paralyzed Hockey Player Hired By Los Angeles Kings

"Thank u to all who have helped me," Jablonski tweeted. 

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January 24, 2020 - 12:19 pm
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ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A former Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed during a game in 2011 says he has achieved a dream of working in the NHL. 

Jack Jablonski tweeted Thursday that he has a job as a content coordinator with the Los Angeles Kings working in podcasting, radio and TV.

 Jablonski recently graduated from the University of Southern California with a major in communications and interned with the Kings before he was hired full time. 

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"Thank u to all who have helped me," Jablonski tweeted. 

Jablonski was a student at Benilde-St. Margaret's School in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, when he injured his spinal cord injury in a game on Dec. 30, 2011. He was hit from behind and sent head-first into the boards.