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Goalie’s neck sliced by ice skate during hockey game

March 22, 1989 Buffalo, New York Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk is struck in the neck by another player’s ice skate During a game against the St. Louis Blues, Steve Tuttle of the Blues and Uwe Krupp of the Buffalo Sabres collided near the Sabres’ goal. As Tuttle was knocked over, his skate rose and hit… Continue reading Goalie’s neck sliced by ice skate during hockey game

Disasters · New York

Boxer’s unusual death in the ring

February 10, 1933 New York, New York Ernie Schaff is fatally injured during a boxing match with Primo Carnera In 1932, Schaff had been injured during a match with Max Baer which left him with headaches from that point on, and those around him believed he may have had brain damage. On February 10, 1933,… Continue reading Boxer’s unusual death in the ring