Back in October, former NHL forward Wojtek Wolski suffered a frightening neck injury, putting the 31-year-old’s KHL future in doubt.
Tuesday served as a heartening moment for the former Avalanche/Coyotes/Capitals forward, as Wolski shared his return to the ice via his Instagram page.
As a reminder, back in October, he suffered this list of injuries: two broken cervical vertebrae (vertebrae of the neck), spinal cord trauma, and a concussion. It’s a startling contrast to note the footage in the video of his injury:
And then check out that Instagram footage:
From the sound of his caption, Wolski seems committed to playing in the KHL in 2017-18. If that comes to pass, that’s a remarkable turnaround, even by “hockey players are tough” standards.
(H/T to The Score.)