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Adam Johnson to Have Jersey Retired By Nottingham Panthers After Tragic Passing

Published November 18, 2023 at 2:52 PM
BY DAWSON MCKENZIE

As hockey fans and the world continue to mourn Adam Johnson's tragic passing, the Nottingham Panthers are set to retire his jersey number in a heartfelt gesture.

Nottingham Panthers to Retire Adam Johnson's Jersey Number in Heartfelt Gesture



The entire hockey community was stunned by the tragedy that occurred to Adam Johnson. The on-ice events that lead to his passing were horrific, and the aftermath has also been difficult, to say the least. In a heartfelt move, the Nottingham Panthers, Johnson's former team, are now set to retire his jersey number, number 47, in a move that will ensure his name is remembered forever.

Following his tragic d*ath, the Nottingham Panthers of the @eliteicehockeyleague are retiring Adam Johnson's #47.


Johnson was producing at a point-per-game pace with the club prior to his passing... 🖤💛


We are humbled to announce that we will be retiring Adam Johnson's #47 jersey. Forever our 47💛


Investigation Ongoing Into Johnson's Death And Has Led to One Arrest



The aftermath of Johnson's death has been a whirlwind for the hockey community. The investigation into the accident has been ongoing by the police, and they have made one arrest for suspicion of manslaughter.

Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after death of Nottingham Panthers ice hockey player Adam Johnson


It is clear that the world is still mourning Adam Johnson and the tragic incident that occurred.
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