This is the kind of thing that you hate to see. A hockey player had died on the ice during a game in Russia.
Player Passes Away on Ice During Game
During a game in a Russian amateur league this weekend, a player could be seen cluthing his chest and then dropping to the ice. The video shows teammates and opponents coming to his aide, and then feverishly trying to flip him over on his back when they realized things were going very wrong.
No Doctors at Arena When Player Collapses and Dies
According to Sport24.ru
, there were no doctors at the arena during the amateur league game.
"61-year-old Armata forward Mikhail Yanchishin suddenly lost consciousness and collapsed on the ice."
"According to eyewitnesses, the doctors in the arena were not on duty at that moment, and the arriving doctors were no longer able to save the man."
No cause of death has been given, although reports indicate it was a cardiac event. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Yanchishin.
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