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Update on Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec's status

Oct 8, 2010, 8:31 PM EDT

The Thrashers have updated goalie Ondrej Pavelec’s situation in Atlanta. Pavelec collapsed during a break in play 2:25 into the first period of play against the Washington Capitals. Ben Wright from the Atlanta Thrashers provides this update on his condition.

Official word: Pavelec lost consciousness and was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation. No other info yet.

Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal Constitution did report some good news.

I’m told Pavelec regained consciousness.

Pavelec laid on the ice motionless for at least 10 minutes with medical personnel attending to him before being taken from the ice on a stretcher. We’ll continue to monitor the situation as news is provided.

  1. TestSubjekt - Oct 8, 2010 at 8:42 PM

    I really, really hope he’s ok. That looked very scary to see him flop to the ice with no one around him.

  2. WTF - Oct 8, 2010 at 8:50 PM

    great update NBC!!! Tell us something we don’t know or keep your yap shut!!!

  3. Brian E - Oct 9, 2010 at 1:10 AM

    I found Pavelec collapses uncensored video here:
    http://todaynews7.blogspot.com/2010/10/scare-in-atlanta-pavelec-collapses.html
    WARNING, strong scenes

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