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Video shows the moment that hockey player Adam Johnson suffered an unusual and ultimately fatal injury on the ice. The U.S.-born Johnson’s neck was cut by a skate blade in a “freak accident” during a game in England, his team, the Nottingham Panthers, wrote in a statement.
The Panthers were playing a Challenge Cup game against the Sheffield Steelers in Sheffield on October 28, 2023, when the fatal injury happened, according to the Associated Press.
You can watch the video below, but beware that it is disturbing because of the moment it shows. However, it is not graphic in nature as it shows the collision from far away. According to TMZ, Johnson’s “neck was slashed by a skate blade during a game on Saturday.”
One person wrote on Facebook, “Nothing could have prepared anyone for the horrific and tragic accident that happened before us last night. My head and my heart are in absolute pieces and like many others, I am struggling to process it all.”
“RIP Adam Johnson, my love goes out to you and your loved ones. My love is also with Matt Petgrave, the Panthers and Steelers players and staff, the medical staff that fought fiercely to save Adam’s life, and to all the fans that witnessed last night’s awful scenes. I hope everyone is getting the support they need 🖤💛🧡” the person continued.
The Video Shows Adam Johnson Sustained the Injury When He & Matt Petgrave Collided
The video shows the collision between Johnson and another player. Johnson then attempts to get up, but he collapses back on the ice.
According to Yorkshire Live, the player who collided with Johnson is Steelers player Matt Petgrave, who has also received support from fans in the wake of the tragic incident.
According to TMZ, Johnson “was taking the puck across the blue line,” when Petgrave “kicked his skate into the air and struck Johnson in the throat area.”
The Nottingham Panthers announced in a statement that Johnson had died from the “freak accident.”
“The Nottingham Panthers are truly devastated to announce that Adam Johnson has tragically passed away following a freak accident at the game in Sheffield last night,” the team shared on social media on October 29, 2023.
The team praised Johnson as an “outstanding ice hockey player” and offered condolences to his family, partner and friends.
Johnson was engaged to be married, and his fiancee paid tribute to him on her Instagram page. “My sweet, sweet angel,” wrote Ryan Wolfe in the Instagram tribute. “I’ll miss you forever and love you always.”