A 19-year-old hockey participant has died after being hit within the head by the puck throughout a sport, his membership and the league mentioned in a press launch obtained by MTO Information on Tuesday.
Defenseman Timur Faizutdinov was enjoying for Dynamo St Petersburg’s junior staff in a playoff sport in opposition to Loko Yaroslavl on Friday when he was struck within the head by a puck. The incident, which was captured on video, occurred in Russia.
Right here is the video of the ultimate play:
And here is the official announcement of the younger man’s loss of life:
Instantly after Timur was hit, he collapsed and was handled on the ice by the staff physician and paramedics earlier than being taken to a hospital within the metropolis of Yaroslavl.
The Junior Hockey League mentioned Faizutdinov died Tuesday after “docs fought for Timur’s life over the course of three days.”
Dynamo mentioned upcoming video games in competitions, together with the Kontinental Hockey League, will start with a minute’s silence for Faizutdinov.