Tributes laid and followers congregate for Adam Johnson memorial recreation
- Adam Johnson tragically misplaced his life in a freak accident whereas enjoying ice hockey
- Johnson represented Nottingham Panthers having beforehand been within the NHL
- The American had purchased an engagement ring for girlfriend Ryan Wolfe
Many tributes have been positioned in reminiscence of Adam Johnson exterior Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena forward of a memorial recreation for the American.
The ice hockey star was killed after a skate slashed his throat in a collision throughout a match for the Nottingham Panthers in opposition to Sheffield Steelers on October 28.
Since then it has come to mild that Johnson had purchased an engagement ring for girlfriend Ryan Wolfe, which she discovered of their residence.
On Tuesday, a person was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by South Yorkshire Police in relation to Johnson’s loss of life.
His teammates are returning to the ice on Saturday night time to play in a memorial recreation, with many followers in attendance carrying posters and tributes to Johnson.
Hundreds of flowers have been positioned exterior the stadium in tribute to Adam Johnson
The Forever our 47 reference is a touching tribute to Johnson’s quantity which he wore each in England and within the NHL
Fans collect with posters of Johnson forward of a memorial recreation hosted by former workforce Nottingham Panthers
Many followers turned out to observe the sport and pay their respects to the ice hockey star
Johnson was simply 29 when the tragic incident occured throughout a recreation vs the Sheffield Steelers
The Panthers haven’t performed since that October 28 recreation, however have taken to the ice to play Manchester Storm in Johnson’s reminiscence.
Fans exterior are pictured laying flowers and holding posters with the American’s title and quantity, 47.
The ‘Forever our 47’ reference is a touching tribute to Johnson’s quantity which he wore each in England and within the NHL.
Johnson’s title was reportedly chanted through the memorial recreation and earlier than the beginning of the match gamers from each groups gathered in a circle on the ice and banged their sticks on the ice whereas the gang clapped.
A coroner’s inquest was opened into Johnson’s loss of life final week, earlier than being adjourned till January 2024.
South Yorkshire Police have launched an announcement confirming that the person stays in police custody after his arrest on Tuesday.
Following the opening of the inquest, coroner Tanyka Rawden known as for neck guards to be made obligatory throughout the game.
Johnson’s helmet was additionally amongst the various flowers and photos positioned exterior the stadium
Fans wore jersey’s with the American’s title on it as they seen the various touching tributes in place
Pictures of Johnson enjoying for the Pittsburgh Penguins within the NHL have been additionally positioned exterior
Emotional and touching private messages have been connected to many flowers as individuals paid their respects