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02-17-2013, 06:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Hockeypete49 View Post
That is good news. When I was a season ticket holder for the Firebirds back in the 70's. I saw a guy get hit and his head hit the ice. He swallowed his tongue went into a fetal position and started to go into convulsions. The trainers jumped on the ice and saved his life but I tell you that sight still sticks with me.
When I played soccer in HS, an opponent took a ball in the chest from close range and collapsed. Turned out he went into cardiac arrest. Ambulance arrived, revived him and took him to the hospital with the word being he'd be ok. Finished the game, then found out the next morning he had died. 17 years old, went to play a soccer game, and it's all over. Shook me up for quite a while.

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