The third game of the Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes’ first-round series was stopped for several minutes during the second period after a scary incident in a TD Garden penalty box.
A pane of plexiglass broke as fans celebrated a David Pastrnak power-play goal and fell on Boston timeout coordinator Joe Foley.
Hoping for a speedy recovery after a pane of glass fell on to Boston's timeout coordinator Joe Foley 🙏 pic.twitter.com/ZsVZ6jq3qw
— Hockey Night in Canada (@hockeynight) May 7, 2022
According to the TNT telecast, Foley was briefly knocked out after the glass struck him. Trainers from both teams rushed to Foley’s aid before helping him off the ice via a stretcher.
Don’t. Bang. The. Glass. pic.twitter.com/xMwtXmmkU9
— Ted Starkey (@TedStarkey) May 7, 2022
On social media, the Boston Bruins wished Foley well.
Our thoughts are with the NHL off-ice official who was injured. We are sending him our best wishes.
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) May 7, 2022
According to a report from the Boston Globe’s Matt Porter, Foley was doing fine and taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.
The #NHLonTNT panel has an update on NHL official Joe Foley, who was struck earlier in the game by a falling piece of glass ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/Ge3h4cRHjk
— NHLonTNT (@NHL_On_TNT) May 7, 2022
Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy said after the game that “We send out our well-wishes that the gentleman’s fine.”
The Bruins’ won the game 4-2. The Hurricanes lead the series 2-1.
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