Hockey player dies during a match – level 1

03-11-2023 07:00

A very sad accident happens during a hockey game. Adam Johnson, a player for Nottingham Panthers, gets hurt. An opponent’s skate cuts his throat.

Paramedics help Johnson on the ice. But the man dies. Matt Petgrave is the other player. He is very upset about what happens. Johnson’s girlfriend Ryan Wolfe shares a message on Instagram. She says that she loves him very much. People want all the players to wear neck guards. A neck guard protects the neck. Now, only players younger than 20 must wear them.

Adam Johnson is a good hockey player. He plays for different teams, like the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nottingham Panthers. Officials cancel many games in the league to remember him.

Difficult words: opponent (a person who competes against someone in a game), paramedic (a professional who helps hurt people outside a hospital), protect (to keep safe).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What measures have been taken by the league to ensure more hockey players wear neck guards?


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