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PHX Brett Maclean suffers cardiac emergency, now in hospital

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Wednesday, July 3, 2012


GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney has issued the following statement regarding Coyotes forward Brett MacLean - who suffered a cardiac emergency last night in Owen Sound, Ontario.

“Brett was playing hockey last night in Owen Sound, Ontario when he suffered a medical emergency,” said Maloney. “Brett received CPR on site and was taken to a local hospital by ambulance where he was treated. He was then transported via an air ambulance to Knight University Hospital in London, Ontario where he was admitted to the cardiac ICU. Our thoughts and prayers are with Brett and his family. We request that everyone please respect their privacy at this time. We will provide an update on Brett's status when information is available.”


Player in his good playing days too.

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Terrible. I'm sure they'll find that he had an undiagnosed heart condition just like Cherepanov and Fischer. Luckily he was in a place where the people around him did the right things and had the right tools to take care of him immediately.

Best of luck to him for a speedy recovery

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