Off-ice official hit by glass at TD Garden recovers at home

An NHL off-ice official who was struck by a dislodged plexiglass pane at TD Garden during a Boston Bruins playoff game is now recovering at home, according to the league. NHL Senior Vice President of Communications John Dellapina told NewsCenter 5 that Joe Foley was released from hospital shortly after being examined Friday night. of Foley moments after the Bruins took a 3-1 lead over the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period of Game 3. Coaches from both teams immediately rushed to Foley’s aid, and a stretcher was brought onto the ice and additional medical attention was given to the official. . The crowd cheered as Foley was placed on a stretcher and taken off the ice for medical treatment. He was conscious, alert and on the move. The NESN broadcast said Foley worked as the timeout coordinator, the official who coordinates specific times of television timeouts and commercial breaks during the game. “Our hearts go out to the injured NHL off-ice official,” the Bruins said in a tweet. “We send him our best wishes.” An NHL spokesperson said Foley was taken to nearby Massachusetts General Hospital for observation. Play resumed with a police officer in the stands to maintain a barrier between the glass and the fans.

An NHL off-ice official who was struck by a dislodged plexiglass pane at TD Garden during a Boston Bruins playoff game is now recovering at home, according to the league.

NHL Senior Vice President of Communications John Dellapina told NewsCenter 5 that Joe Foley was released from hospital shortly after being examined Friday night.

“He is home and recovering and we hope to see him back in his post later in the series,” Dellapina wrote in an email to NewsCenter 5.

The plexiglass panel fell over Foley moments after the Bruins took a 3-1 lead over the Carolina Hurricanes in the second period of Game 3.

Coaches from both teams immediately rushed to Foley’s aid, and a stretcher was brought onto the ice and additional medical attention was given to the official.

The crowd cheered as Foley was placed on a stretcher and taken off the ice for medical treatment. He was conscious, alert and on the move.

The NESN broadcast said Foley worked as the timeout coordinator, the official who coordinates specific times of television timeouts and commercial breaks during the game.

“Our hearts go out to the injured NHL off-ice official,” the Bruins said in a tweet. “We send him our best wishes.”

An NHL spokesperson said Foley was taken to nearby Massachusetts General Hospital for observation.

Play resumed with a police officer in the stands to maintain a barrier between the glass and the supporters.

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