Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth released from hospital after collapse

By Arthur Weinstein 2 April 2017
Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth released from hospital after collapse

Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth has been released from the hospital following a scary incident in the Flyers-Devils game Saturday night.

According to the team, Neuvirth is resting at home and all diagnostic testing came back normal. He will be reevalutated Monday.

Neuvirth collapsed in the crease without any contact early in the game as the teams prepared for a face-off near center ice. 

Although Neuvirth initially appeared unconscious, he was soon moving around as trainers and medical staff assisted him. He was taken off the ice on a stretcher and transported to Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Hospital.

"We sent him to the hospital for precautionary reasons, and everything so far has been good,'' team general manager Ron Hextall said. 

Hextall said Neuvirth would not travel with the team for its game in New York Sunday night against the Rangers.

Neuvirth made six saves before the incident and was credited with the victory after rookie Anthony Stolarz shut down the Devils in the Flyers' 3-0 win.

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