Want to discuss? To order copies of After Tucker was quickly attended to, players from both teams left and the ice. He said teammates were at the hospital every day since the injury, "we came here and just cheered him up a little bit … so we're just glad he's feeling better.". Burke said Tynan has walked with crutches, but doctors have put a splint on his leg and told him it has to remain immobile for six weeks, to allow the muscle to heal. READ MORE: "Pretty much every person that was coming out of the hospital was stopping, giving him their heartfelt thoughts and prayers" as he climbed into the team van, said IceDogs co-owner Denise Burke. With Special Guest Dr. Tasha Hubbard

The IceDogs next game is at Peterborough Saturday. Stacey says when he got to the crease he saw a big pool of blood and knew right away the emergency action plan was happening. “Because if he gets agitated, you can go into shock and shock can often be more damaging to anything than the actual injury,” said Stacey.

Niagara IceDogs Goalie Tucker Tynan Suffers Gruesome Injury The 17-year old was eventually taken off the ice on a stretcher and transported to hospital.

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Shortly after the second period started in the game versus the London Knights, the Niagara goalie suffered a cut to his leg.

Instead, he has been taking his training and conditioning to the next level under the direction… Return to Play . The Chicago native is 11-8-4 with a 3.80 goals-against average through 23 games with the IceDogs. ... there is an update to a comment thread you follow or if a user you follow comments. A look at the Raptors' new championship rings. IceDog officials say the surgery was successful and he is now in stable condition. "We weren't really able to comprehend what happened, it was really tough on us," said Lodnia, 20.

He was also removed from the ice on a stretcher and sent to hospital to get 55 stitches to close a wound. ON

Assistant captain Ivan Lodnia said after Tynan was rushed to St. Catharines hospital, players and team staff waited there until 2 or 3 a.m. while he underwent emergency surgery. Tynan dropped to the ice and appeared to clutch his right leg as a pool of blood emerged from his goalie pads. ', - Serious injury to IceDogs goalie ends game, - UPDATE: IceDog Tucker Tynan on 'road to recovery' after successful surgery, - IceDogs regroup after goalie's ghastly injury: 'We're a big family', - Niagara IceDogs goalie hopes to come back 'even stronger' from life-threatening injury, Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited. Unbelievable work by them!

His passion is baseball but hockey is a close second. Tucker’s surgery was a success. presentation-ready copies of Toronto Star content for distribution Do you feel cold? We are asking anyone who finds value in our work and is able to financially help us to click on the button and contribute whatever amount you feel is appropriate and can afford. Speaking with CKTB's Tom McConnell, coach Billy Burke says the 17-year-old was extremely fortunate to avoid a cut to his femoral artery last Thursday night.

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READ MORE: NBA players and fans pay tribute to NBA great Kobe Bryant. The Knights were leading 2-1. Tynan is a 17-year-old native of Chicago who is in his first season with the IceDogs after being selected in the 10th round of the 2018 OHL draft. U.S. election: What happens if Trump loses to Biden, but refuses to concede? Any amount is appreciated. Stolarz injury came during a shoving match in front of the net. We've got the hyperbaric chamber and all the equipment you need to get the best care. Niagara IceDogs' centre Jake Uberti (02) has not been idle during his extended off-season. Designed by, IceDogs goalie in stable condition following surgery. Some terrifying moments at the Meridian Centre in downtown St. Catharines tonight after a serious injury in the Niagara IceDogs game. Video of the play shows a Knights' player collide with Tynan in the crease 40 seconds into the second period. The Niagara Ice Dog's goalie affectionately known as Tuck is recovering after a terrifying moment at last night's game against the London Knights. Matt Hamel. 1 goalie with a 3.80 goals against average and .910 save percentage in 23 games.