NHL official on the ice was injured in Game 3 of Series between Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins

A panel of glass fell onto an off-ice official, injuring him during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup playoff series.

The BruinsThey were the leaders in Carolina HurricanesIn the second period, the score was 3-1. Fans began banging on the glass repeatedly until it landed on the penalty-box attendant. The man fell to the ground immediately and was later reported to have been knocked unconscious.

Trainers from both sides quickly helped him and a stretcher was manufactured to transport him for further medical attention.

The attendant had regained consciousness, and was moving as he left the ice. Boston and Carolina players came to his aid during the prolonged delay in game. They sent him off with a chorus and stick taps. His name was Joe Foley, according to game broadcasts.

Play resumed and the Bruins responded by sending a message to the attendant.

Boston posted on Twitter that it was thinking of the NHL official who was hurt. We send him our best wishes.

The night was also physically difficult for other Bostonians. A referee suffered a severe injury when a member from the Bruins' ice team collided with him with a garbage can during a TV timeout.

Carolina winger Jordan MartinookAlso, he was injured in the lower body and was out of the game.

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