Paralyzed NWHL player Denna Laing teams up with ex-NHLer to finish Boston Marathon

Former NHL player Bobby Carpenter and NWHL player Denna Laing teamed up to finish the Boston Marathon in 4:32:30 on Monday.

Laing, 25, sustained a serious spinal cord injury during the 2015 Winter Classic while playing for the Boston Pride, paralyzing her and forcing her to use a wheelchair. 

Carpenter, 53, last played in the NHL in 1999 with the Devils. Over his 16-year career, he played with the Devils, Capitals, Rangers, Kings and Bruins. 

Here's video of the pair crossing the finish line. 

Hockey star Hilary Knight also snapped a picture with her fellow players on the course. 

Team Denna has raised more than $80,000 for Journey Forward Inc., an organization that helps people who have suffered spinal cord injuries. The team's original goal was to raise $53,000. 

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