Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth collapsed on the ice & is being attended to by Flyers trainers & medical staff #Flyers— Jeff Skversky 6abc (@JeffSkversky) April 1, 2017
Flyers Goalie Michal Neuvirth collapsed on the ice in the first period.
Flyers right winger Colin McDonald says Neuvirth was not feeling well in the locker room before he collapsed, and had to be carted off the ice.
Neuvirth was attended to by Flyers trainers and medical staff. He not go with the team to New York to play against the Rangers.
According to the Flyers broadcast, he told teammates that he is "OK".
#Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth told Flyers teammates that he is "ok" according to Flyers broadcast— Jeff Skversky 6abc (@JeffSkversky) April 2, 2017
Officials say Neuvirth is awake and alert, and is being taken to Pennsylvania Hospital for observation.
Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth is awake & alert and is being taken to Pennsylvania Hospital for observation— Jeff Skversky 6abc (@JeffSkversky) April 2, 2017
More information tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/II8SdhHdOe
Serving as emergency backup to goaltender Anthony Stolarz now is Eric Semborski. Semborski is a Temple University graduate and hockey director at the North East Skate Zone in Philadelphia.