Podkolzin released from hospital after head injury suffered during AHL game

Russian hockey player Vasily Podkolzin Released from hospital after a head injury, the player was seen near the Vancouver training rink, journalist Ian McIntyre reported on his social networks.

Podkolzin was injured during an American Hockey League (AHL) game. At the end of the third period, the Russian, after a collision with Colorado Eagles defender Keaton Middleton, hit his head on the boards and remained lying on the ice. The attacker was carried out on a stretcher. After the incident, Podkolzin was sent to a local hospital, where he remained under close medical supervision.

“I’m happy to say that this morning, arriving at Vancouver training, I saw Vasily Podkolzin. He walked past the rink, Vasily lives in this neighborhood,” McIntyre wrote on his social media.

Podkolzin plays for the Vancouver farm club, the Abbotsford Canucks. Last season, the 22-year-old forward played 39 games in the NHL regular season, recording 7 points (4 goals and 3 assists). In total, he has 118 games and 33 points (18+15) in the NHL.

Source : MatchTV

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