Bensenville, IL (May 7th, 2013) — With their final pick in the 2013-2014 USHL draft, The Chicago Steel are extremely proud to announce that they have drafted forward Jack Jablonski from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
On December 30th, 2011 Jack was a sophomore at Benilde-St. Margaret’s High School in St. Louis Park, MN when he got hit during a high school hockey game on and sustained an injury to his spinal cord (High Tetraplegia to the C4 vertebrae). Although Jack has been told he will not be able to walk nor skate again, he has pushed through many trying times as he strives for success in his lengthy rehabilitation.
Jack was the winner of the 2012 Courage in Sports Award and has been considered an inspiration for his work ethic and passion.
You can follow along with Jack’s rehabilitation and progress on his CaringBridge page at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jackjablonski
You can learn more about Jack Jablonski’s BEL13VE in Miracles Foundation and treatment at http://www.jabby13.com