What happened to the St Luke’s hockey player? Teddy Balkind, a 10th-grade hockey player at St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, died after an accident during a game against the Brunswick School in Greenwich. In a statement, St. Lukes said Balkind didn’t fall to the ice – instead, he was skating upright and low.
How did New Canaan hockey player died? A bill inspired by the death of a New Canaan youth hockey player passed the Connecticut House of Representatives Tuesday, but it doesn’t go as far as some had hoped. St. Luke’s School tenth-grader Teddy Balkind was killed on Jan. 6 when another player’s skate accidentally cut his neck.
What happened to hockey player Teddy Balkind? “He was skating upright and low. During the normal course of play, another player’s leg momentarily went into the air and, through no fault of anyone’s, or any lack of control, his skate cut Teddy.” Balkind, 16, a sophomore at St. Luke’s, was taken to Greenwich Hospital where he died that night, officials said.
How did the high school hockey player died? Teddy Balkind, a sophomore at St. Luke’s School, died after he fell and his neck was cut by another player’s skate, police and school officials said. The death of Balkind, a 10th grader, has refocused scrutiny on the use of neck protection in amateur hockey in the United States. Dig deeper into the moment.