Paralyzed NWHL player Denna Laing teams up with ex-NHLer to finish Boston Marathon

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Denna Laing, Bobby Carpenter team up to finish Boston Marathon
Monday April 17th, 2017

Former NHL player Bobby Carpenter and NWHL player Denna Laing teamed up to finish the Boston Marathon in 4:32:30 on Monday.

Laing, 25, sustained a serious spinal cord injury during the 2015 Winter Classic while playing for the Boston Pride, paralyzing her and forcing her to use a wheelchair. 

Carpenter, 53, last played in the NHL in 1999 with the Devils. Over his 16-year career, he played with the Devils, Capitals, Rangers, Kings and Bruins. 

Here's video of the pair crossing the finish line. 

Hockey star Hilary Knight also snapped a picture with her fellow players on the course. 

Team Denna has raised more than $80,000 for Journey Forward Inc., an organization that helps people who have suffered spinal cord injuries. The team's original goal was to raise $53,000. 

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