April 02, 2017
Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth got the win on Saturday night against the New Jersey Devils, but it certainly didn't come the way that he imagined.
The Orange and Black had a major scare when Neuvirth collapsed on the ice and had to be taken off on a stretcher during the first period. Anthony Stolarz was able to come in cold off the bench to shut out the Devils 3-0, but after the game, everyone's mind was still on Neuvirth, who was "awake and alert" and taken to Pennsylvania Hospital.
Scary moment in Philadelphia as Michal Neuvirth collapses in the crease. pic.twitter.com/KaH5wgHAQT— Sons of Penn (@SonsofPenn) April 1, 2017
According to the Flyers, Neuvirth has been released from the hospital and is now back home.
Neuvirth has been released from Pennsylvania Hospital & is home resting. All diagnostic testing is normal. He will be reevaluated tomorrow.— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) April 2, 2017
According to CSN's Tim Panaccio, Flyers general manager said Neuvirth had a bad chest cold this week. Regardless of what the exact cause was, it's a good sign to see that Neuvirth is now doing better.
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