TEDDY Balkind’s Instagram post after winning the hockey state championship has been revealed.
The young hockey star shared a photo of the team at the Northford Ice Pavilion in March 2020.
The caption read: “It’s been 8 great years with the winter club and it ended in the best way possible # state champions.”
During a game Thursday night, Balkind fell on the ice and while he was on the ground, another player near him, who was unable to stop in time, collided with him, according to officials office.
The game was immediately stopped and Balkind was taken to Greenwich hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said.
Students at St Luke’s School, along with their families, gathered on Friday night to pay their respects while friends and family flooded social media with words of appreciation. favors for teenagers.
“Yesterday, we lost a precious young man in a tragic accident,” said St. Luke said in a statement to students, seen by CBS 2.
“The whole School of St. Luke and Brunswick School are both shocked as we work to support our students and families. Luke’s sole focus at this time is on caring for our devastated community. “
The Brunswick School added: “Tragedies like these are difficult to handle and incomprehensible. We will do all we can in the coming days and weeks to help and support those in our community and in the St. Luke. ”
NHL’s Official Twitter account also released a statement regarding Balkind’s departure.
“The National Hockey League mourns the tragic passing of Teddy Balkind, a member of the hockey family who died too soon,” it read, along with the hashtag.
“Our sincerest prayers and condolences go out to his family, St. Luke and many of his friends.”
“The hockey world is grieving the tragic loss of Teddy Balkind yesterday,” tweeted Kevin Shatenkirk, a member of the United States Olympic team and the current defender of the Anaheim Ducks.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the young players from St. Luke’s and Brunswick and especially the Balkind family. Rest In Peace Teddy #SticksOutForTeddy.”
Player Anaheim Ducks Adam Henrique tweeted: “So sad to learn of the tragic loss of Teddy Balkind. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Balkind family. #sticksoutforteddy.”
Orange Atkinson, who plays forward for the Philadelphia Flyers, tweeted: “My heart is broken for the Balkind family and everyone who has known and loved Teddy.
“We’re sending our love out to the St. Luke’s and Brunswick communities. What a horrible tragedy to play the game we all love.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17274673/teddy-balkinds-heartbreaking-post-winning-hockey-state-championship/ Teddy Balkind’s heartbreaking Instagram post after winning the hockey state championship before gruesome death