SCARY moment in KHL game

Published March 10, 2023 at 3:53 PM

One of the most thrilling aspects of our game is the competitive aggression that players bring onto the ice. However, despite the intensity, the safety and well-being of all players remain a top priority, and no one wants to witness anyone get seriously hurt.

While there are inherent risks associated with any contact sport, hockey leagues take every precaution to minimize the likelihood of accidents. Most injuries that occur are minor and can be quickly resolved with proper medical attention.

Unfortunately, sometimes unforeseeable freak accidents happen, and they can be catastrophic. In today's KHL game, 25-year-old Kirill Urakov was involved in a frightening incident where a skate blade accidentally struck him in the face, causing significant injury.

Instances like this remind us of the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance player safety and mitigate risks associated with the sport. We owe it to our athletes and fans to continue to prioritize safety and work towards minimizing potential hazards.

March 10   |   42 answers
SCARY moment in KHL game

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