After the tragic death of Adam Johnson, a former NHL forward for the Pittsburgh Penguins, hockey star Sean Avery shared his thoughts on the horrifying ordeal.Johnson, 29, succumbed to his injuries after a ‘freak’ incident in which his neck was cut by another player’s skate during a game with his team, the Nottingham Panthers, against the Sheffield Steelers on Saturday.
Do I think he woke up and said I’m going to murder somebody today? No.’He continued by saying that the titanium-thin blades that are on players’ skates should be reevaluated by the sport.Avery added: ‘I saw the hit…I saw the leg move. It shouldn’t have been where it was. It’s terrible. I can’t even watch the video back.
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