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Saginaw Spitit's Maytas Sapovaliv, drafted by the Vegas Golden Knights, laying motionless on the ice after a dangerous collision into the boards.
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OHL Player Gets Knocked Out Unconscious After Dangerous Collision Into the Boards

Published January 13, 2024 at 12:47
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A few days ago, a major incident unfolded during an OHL game between the Saginaw Spirit and the Windsor Spitfires.

Early in the 3rd period, a player fell harshly onto the boards and laid on the ice unconscious.

Vegas Golden Knights Prospect Gets Knocked Out by Violent Collision with the Boards



The Vegas Golden Knights 2nd round draft pick in 2022, Maytas Spovaliv, who currently plays for the Saginaw Spirit, had to leave the game after he got on the receiving end of a hit that sent him flying dangerously onto the boards.


He remained on the ice for a while completely motionless.

Check out the full scene in this video:


After the game, the good news came that the player was cleared by the medical staff to travel back home with his team.

Matyas Sapovaliv was evaluated by onsite medical staff and was released back to the team to travel back to Saginaw."


Do you think Sapovaliv will make it to the NHL?

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OHL Player Gets Knocked Out Unconscious After Dangerous Collision Into the Boards

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