Chris Pronger One of the greatest hockey defenders of all time, perhaps best known for having a horrific in-game medical accident himself… Former NHL MVP suffered a slapshot to the heart during a 1998 playoff game I had a heart attack after hitting
TMZSports We spoke with the retired 48-year-old NHL about the similarities with him. Dummer Hamlin … also experienced a very rare heart problem, as many doctors theorized the safety of the 24-year-old Bills.
“I was literally slapshot between the heart and the beat. communication cordis A place to hit between beats. I think your heart is beating, so skip a beat. Sometimes the heart restarts, sometimes it doesn’t,” Pronger said of the May 10, 1998 incident in Detroit.
He fell unconscious and horribly on the ice, but fortunately for Chris, his heart began to beat on its own again. He eventually needed CPR and defibrillation. and did not.The footage of the incident involving Chris is here …but fair warning, it’s hard to watch.
Bills safety Dumar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest on field in critical condition
“I just got up, stumbled, took a few steps, and collapsed on the ice. The next minute I woke up and my shirt was ripped open and all my stuff was off. I’m looking up. Through the rafters. If you look up at the Joe Louis Arena banner and look to your right, you’ll see our bench – everyone crying.
“I don’t really know what’s going on. It’s like a deer talking to a doctor with his headlights on.”
For reference, Hamlin’s doctor said in a briefing from the hospital earlier this week that it was too early to tell whether a heart attack or another heart problem caused the medical emergency.
Whatever the cause, we know Hamlin’s heart didn’t restart on its own. Fortunately, Bills’ medical team acted quickly and saved Damar’s life.
“You never know when something can happen, so the trainers and the doctors and the medical staff have to keep an eye on the game,” Pronger said, adding, “Kudos to them for jumping out so quickly. When you see it fall like that, it’s pretty clear that something is wrong.”
When Pronger collapsed at Motor City, his parents were in the arena to watch the game…just like Dummer’s mother was in Cincinnati. I sympathize with that.
Dumar Hamlin asked the nurse who won the Bills v Bengals game.condition improved
“This one seems a lot more important than mine. It’s very similar at first, but when you look at it, you can see that this is applying CPR in the field for a few minutes,” Chris said. I was.
“You sympathize with them. It’s been a spectacle for them, a life or death situation. The last thing they’re thinking about right now is football. They’re thinking about the human side of things in Dummer’s life.” , and as it relates to life in general, it brings back some sense of normalcy.”
Hamlin remains hospitalized miraculous recovery … not only regain consciousness, breathe on your own.