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High School Hockey: Jack Jablonski's #13 retired by Benilde-St. Margaret's

Jablonski, now 19, was paralyzed by a check in December 2011.

Matt Christians

It's hard to think that anyone would ever be able to forget Jack Jablonski. Jablonski, the Benidle-St. Margaret's (MN) player who was paralyzed from the chest down by a check playing high school hockey in December 2011, has told his story numerous times. Jablonski's Be13ve in Miracles Foundation has awarded $100,000 in research grants and scholarships.

Now his number will hang from the numbers.

Benilde-St. Margaret's honored the 19 year-old Saturday by retiring Jablonski's #13 before the team's game against Hill-Murray in St. Louis Park, MN.

Jablonski, serving as a BSM assistant, joins former Benilde and Boston College players Andrew Alberts and Joe Schuman as players who have had their number retired by the Red Knights.

SB Nation College Hockey's Chris Dilks helped contribute with this report.