The New York Rangers are down 3-0 to the Pittsburgh Penguins and are now faced with the news that their teammate, Sean Avery, was rushed to the hospital at 3am in an apparent cardiac arrest. Avery was injured during the first period of last night’s 5-3 loss. It was later determined that Avery had done damage do his spleen which was causing internal bleeding.
New York Rangers forward Sean Avery is in intensive care at a New York hospital after suffering a lacerated spleen in Tuesday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Avery, 28 and from Pickering, was rushed to St. Vincent’s Hospital at 3 a.m., unconscious and not breathing, according to the New York Daily News website.
However, Avery’s mother, Marlene told the Toronto Sun moments ago that her son, Sean’s condition had improved and that the spleen had not ruptured, but he had suffered internal bleeding.