The family of now-deceased hockey star Adam Johnson wants answers.
The 29-year-old Johnson was playing for the Nottingham Panthers of Britain’s Elite Ice Hockey League when a member of the opposing team, Matt Petgrave, appeared to swing his skate up during a collision with Johnson, severing the carotid artery in Johnson’s throat, according to Yorkshire Live.
Johnson, who previously played for the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, collapsed and was rushed to a local hospital, where he ultimately died, per the outlet.
JUST IN: The family of hockey player Adam Johnson who got slashed in the neck by a skate, is furious at Matt Petgrave for Johnson's death.
Kari Johnson, the aunt, called Petgrave's actions "reckless" and said she wants "justice" for what happened to her nephew.
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Shock from the incident reverberated through the sporting world, with many — including members of Johnson’s own family — speculating about Petgrave’s intentions. His aunt, Keri Johnson, called for a full investigation into Adam’s death and described Petgrave’s actions as “reckless,” according to Yorkshire Live. (Read more from “‘He Took Our Boy’: Family of Hockey Star Killed Mid-Game ‘Absolutely’ Seeking ‘Justice’ and ‘Complete Investigation'” HERE)
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