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Netting falls at Bruins game, injuring 2 fans

A woman was removed from TD Garden on a stretcher after a net hanging above one of the goals fell onto her following the game.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

A woman was removed from TD Garden on a stretcher after a net hanging above one of the goals fell onto her following the game.

A section of the TD Garden’s protective netting fell onto the crowd at the end of the Bruins game on Thursday, injuring two spectators, Bruins spokesman Matt Chmura said in a statement.

The patrons were two women in their 20s who sustained minor injuries from the falling netting, police said.

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The Boston Fire Department received a report of the net down with injuries at about 9:40 p.m., but the call was canceled before they arrived at the TD Garden, said Steve MacDonald, a Fire Department spokesman.

A private ambulance company, Cataldo Ambulance Service, took the women to Massachusetts General Hospital for evaluation, officials said.

Jennifer Smith can be reached at jennifer.smith@globe.com.
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