Tragic death of Connecticut high school hockey player calls new attention to the importance of neck guards

Jan 11, 2022

The E.O. Smith-Tolland hockey team gathered to talk about the tragic event in their sport last week, the event that hit so close to home.

The room fell silent. Then came the most important message the young players could receive following the death of Connecticut high school hockey player Teddy Balkind on Jan. 6.

Source: The Hartford Courant: