BOSTON (CBS) – A.J. Quetta, the Bishop Feehan hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury during a game last month, will be transferred to a rehab facility in Atlanta.
His family said he will spend three months at the Shepherd Rehabilitation Center. The facility is considered one of the best in country and specializes in the treatment of spinal cord injuries.READ MORE: The Roaring 2020s? A Look At What The Post-Pandemic Economy Could Look Like
The family said the care A.J. received at Mass General Hospital since he was injured on January 26 has been “world-class.”READ MORE: Police Search For Suspect After Report Of Shots Fired At Salem Walmart
In a statement, A.J.’s father thanked everyone for their continued support.
“Words can’t express our steadfast appreciation to all the donors during this time. This would not be possible without all the support we have received,” said Anthony Quetta, Sr. “AJ realizes how awesome and incredible the support has been. He is determined to beat the odds and return to his family and friends. He is very motivated.”MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reopening Plan: COVID Restrictions Loosen Monday, Including Restaurant Capacity
A GoFundMe page for A.J. has raised more than $866,000.