New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would have been at risk of Stroke.Daniel McCarthy (Author) Published Date : Feb 09, 2015 10:36 IST
According to the report from the Sports World New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist would have been at risk for a life-threatening injury if he kept playing with what he called a sprained blood vessel in his throat that was detected Tuesday.
To the information from henrik I started having more headaches,'' he said, and that's when they made the call to have more checkups and had that on Tuesday.The Rangers announced Friday that Lundqvist would be sidelined at least three weeks.
This is not the first time; Lundqvist was injured Jan. 31 when he was struck in the throat by a shot from Carolina Hurricanes forward Brad Malone at 3:02 of the second period. His throat was exposed because Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh's stick accidentally lifted Lundqvist's mask. He stayed in the game despite feeling lightheaded and experiencing headaches.
Lundqvist expects to make a full recovery and still play this regular season heading into the playoffs. And when he is ready to play, Lundqvist said there will be further risks stemming from this injury.
To the statement from the doctors, Tests discovered the problem Doctors did two separate CT scans, he said. On the first scan, most of the people that looked at it actually cleared me. But a specialist looked at it again, found something and came back for a second scan. Lundqvist, whose wife is expecting their second child, will have another evaluation in two or three weeks to see how it's healing.
After the test the doctor allowed him to do light cardio work and may skate lightly but mostly will work out on the stationary bicycle.
In a announcement the Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League If I would keep playing I'd run a big risk of having a stroke, and that's why you have to make sure you play this one safe because it's not a sore shoulder or elbow or something like that, said Lundqvist has 25 wins in 39 games this season, including five shutouts.
To the account from the sport gallery The Rangers (30-16-5) are seventh in the Eastern Conference after Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars. The team feels confident with him in net also. They believe that he will come back soon.
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist would have been at risk of Stroke.