Young boy killed after being struck by a puck during practice
BY RYAN AUGUST 12, 2022 (11:56)
The unfortunate incident was a harmless looking play where the defenceman from the opposing team took a shot that struck Malkon in the chest. You can see in the video below that Malkov bent over in pain before falling to the ice. Malkov was rushed to the hospital but the doctors were not able to save him.
Sport24.ru reported that, Vsevolod Malkov was hit in the heart area which caused the damage.
Below is the video of the incident.
A criminal investigation had been opened into the incident, but no charges are expected to be laid.
Vsevolod's father shared the following:
The hockey school has offered to pay for funeral services and support for the family.