Nottingham Panthers announce the death of Adam Johnson

Published October 29, 2023 at 8:57

During a Challenge Cup match in England yesterday, between the Nottingham Panthers and the Sheffield Steelers, former Pittsburgh Penguins player Adam Johnson received a skate blow to the neck.

Sadly, we have just learned that Johnson has passed away as a result of this injury. The Panthers have just announced the news on their Facebook page.

The players and 8,000 fans left the arena while Johnson received treatment on the ice, followed by cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Johnson, 29, played 13 career NHL games with the Penguins.

Our deepest condolences to the family.
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