A TD Garden penalty box official was injured when he was hit by a pane of glass dislodged by rowdy fans celebrating a Bruins goal.



The Carolina Hurricanes medical staff immediately responded to the injured off-ice official.  He was removed from the ice on a stretcher.

The official, Joe Foley, was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons but reportedly appears to be okay, per Matt Porter of the Boston Globe.

“We send out our well-wishes that the gentleman’s fine,” offered Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy.

Here’s hoping he’s back on his feet – and back in the box – soon.


The Bruins won the game 4-2.  Referees were Gord Dwyer (#19) and Francois St. Laurent (#8); linesmen were Shandor Alphonso (#52) and Jonny Murray (#95), who had a near-injury of his own…