Hockey "family" supports Matt Brown

Updated: November 17, 2010, 2:19 PM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

NORWOOD, Mass. -- One of the greatest parts of hockey is the tight-knit community within the sport. That's why it's not uncommon to hear stories such as the heartwarming one that came together here Sunday when two young men fighting devastating injuries were pulled together by hockey and the Boston Bruins.

On Jan. 23, Matt Brown, then a sophomore hockey player at Norwood High School, suffered a spinal cord injury in a game and was paralyzed from the neck down. The plight ...

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