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Tragic Loss: 11-Year-Old Quebec Hockey Player Dies After Being Hit By A Puck – BRB NEWS

In a tragic incident that has shocked the hockey community, an 11-year-old boy from Quebec has died days after being hit by a puck in the throat during a minor hockey league practice session.

The incident took place in the suburb of St-Eustache, where the boy was participating in a routine practice session. He was reportedly wearing all regulation equipment when the unfortunate accident occurred.

The young player was rushed to the hospital and remained in intensive care for several days before succumbing to his injuries. Police in St-Eustache confirmed his death and have informed the Quebec coroner’s office.

This incident underscores the inherent risks associated with contact sports like hockey, despite safety measures and protective gear. It has sparked discussions about further improving safety protocols in youth sports.

The hockey community across Quebec and Canada has been deeply affected by this heartbreaking loss. Tributes have been pouring in for the young player, whose passion for the sport was evident in every game he played.

As we mourn the loss of this young life, our thoughts go out to his family, friends, and teammates during this devastating time. This tragic event serves as a stark reminder of the importance of continually striving to make sports safer for our children.

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