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Burr Ridge woman home after being struck by hockey puck at Blackhawks game

Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 4:44 p.m. CST

BURR RIDGE – A Burr Ridge woman was struck in the face by a hockey puck during the third period of the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup game Wednesday.

Patricia Higgins was taken to Rush University Medical Center, where she received more than a dozen stitches around her forehead, according to media reports.

Higgins was able to return home Thursday.

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