Video: Hershey Bears' Aaron Ness goes head first into boards

Things took a horrifying turn last night during a game between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Hershey Bears after a Hershey player, Aaron Ness, crashed against the boards head first. He laid behind the Bridgeport net motionless and needed to be taken off the ice on a stretcher.

Hershey Bears Aaron Ness needed to be taken off the ice on a stretcher last night after he crashed head first into the boards. According to Hershey's play-by-play announcer Zack Fisch, Ness will fully recover.

Have a look at the horrifying scenes:

Ness led all defencemen in scoring this season with 5 goals and 55 points in 71 games. We hope for a speedy recovery.