Rangers Draft Pick Dies After Heart Stops

By Tatiana Guertin on
Image Source Photobucket.comAlexei Cherepanov was destined to do great things in the world of hockey. But at only 19-years-old, his life was cut short. Cherepanov died Monday, after collapsing on the bench with only a few minutes left in a K.H.L game in Chekhov, Russia.Despite his teammates efforts to revive him, Cherepanov remained unconscious. His body was taken into the arena's corridor, and the game resumed with only a slight delay. The crowd hardly noticed there was something wrong...Read Full Story

Rangers' Sean Avery Out for Playoffs

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New York Rangers forward Sean Avery was taken to the hospital yesterday after he lacerated his spleen during the team's playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins .Avery, known throughout the NHL as an agitator, was taken to St. Vincent's Medical Center in New York after the 5-3 loss Tuesday night. He was admitted after a CT scan showed his spleen had been lacerated.The spleen will most likely not need to be removed, and Avery will not need surgery, but he will likely remain hospitalized for a...Read Full Story