News : Timur Faisutdinow: 19-year-old ice hockey player dies after a head hit


News : Timur Faisutdinow: 19-year-old ice hockey player dies after a head hit

A young ice hockey player was hit in the head by a puck in Russia and died days later in a hospital. “The doctors fought for his life for three days,” said the Dynamo St. Petersburg association on Tuesday. 19-year-old defender Timur Faisutdinov was injured on Friday in a youth league game against a team from Yaroslavl.

“Timur Fayzutdinov, defender of MHC Dynamo St. Petersburg, passed away today. The club extends its condolences to Timur’s family and friends,” said the St. Petersburg ice hockey club via Instagram.

Pcuk met Faisutdinov’s carotid artery

According to media reports, the puck is said to have hit the young man’s carotid artery. Then he lost consciousness. In the hospital, he was artificially ventilated. According to the club, the tragic incident should be remembered with a minute’s silence at the upcoming quarter-finals.


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