Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 4/25/15

Two women were injured when the protective netting behind one of the goals fell at the TD Garden Thursday night.The pole that holds the netting struck the women after the Bruins-Capitals game at about 9:40 p.m., according to CBSBoston.One woman was taken out of the arena on a stretcher, the other had a neck brace. Their names have not been released.Boston Police say both bloodied women are in their 20′s and they were taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with minor injuries.It is unclear what caused the netting to fall.A lucky photographer covering the game for Getty Images was also nearby and his camera was smashed.This could've been my head from the falling netting at TD Garden. Hoping the best for the 2 injured fans. pic.twitter.com/EwFxOLKswB— Jared Wickerham (@WickPhoto) March 7, 2014The netting, which is suspended above the glass at the ends of the rink, was made mandatory by the NHL in 2002 after a fan died when she was hit by a puck in Columbus, Ohio.

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