Jack Jablonski, the Minnesota high school hockey player who was paralyzed after a hit on the ice on December 30th 2011, was drafted by the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League.
Jablonski tweeted that he was available prior to the league’s draft.
Dear USHL teams, Just thought I’d let u know I am eligible for tomorrow’s draft. Sincerely Jack Jablonski
— Jack Jablonski (@Jabs_13) May 7, 2013
The Chicago Steel seemed to have Jablonski on their radar.
With the final pick the Steel draft Jack Jablonski. Congrats @jabs_13 on becoming a member of the Steel!
— Chicago Steel (@ChicagoSteel) May 8, 2013
You can follow the story of Jablonski’s recover at his Caring Bridge website.
Check out Jablonski’s story in the video below.
H/T CBS Sports