ELLINGTON, CT/LUDLOW, VT — A report shows that an Ellington man was killed while skiing at a popular Vermont snow sports area earlier this month.,The accident took place on Feb. 10 at Okemo Mountain Resort.,Christian Hanlon, 39, of Ellington, was found by the Ski Patrol off an intermediate trail near the Jackson Gore area, according to a report.,He was transported to the Jackson Gore base patrol station and, after further emergency care and evaluation, was pronounced deceased by the Ludlow Ambulance Service, according to a report.,"Okemo Mountain Resort, Okemo Ski Patrol and the entire Vail Resorts family extend our deepest sympathy and support to our guest's family and friends," said Doug Pierini, Okemo's vice president and chief operating officer.

Monday's Canucks-Flyers game in Philadelphia featured a scary moment during the third period that required Vancouver defenseman Alexander Edler be removed on a stretcher.,About halfway through the final period, Edler got his stick lodged in the skate of Flyers forward Jakub Voracek and was dragged to the ice.,Here's a look at the replay:

The situation grew worrisome when Edler remained motionless on the ice for a few moments, but the Canucks' medical staff was able to get him on a stretcher (seated up) and to the locker room for evaluation.,As he was being escorted off the ice, it became clear that a cut had opened up on Edler's face and he was bleeding pretty heavily.,Edler didn't return to the game but he was reportedly able to walk out of the trainer's room under his own power. read more

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley is undergoing a mental evaluation following an incident at a Los Angeles hotel earlier in the week.,According to TMZ Sports, police were called to the hotel by McKinley's friend, who was concerned for his wellbeing.,McKinley, 23, was apparently cooperative when police arrived on Tuesday afternoon and he was detained without criminal charges being filed.,"We were recently made aware of the situation involving Takk in Los Angeles earlier today," said Quinn.,Over the course of his first few NFL seasons, McKinley has provided Atlanta's defensive line with respectable contributions.