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Clint Malarchuk's Carotid Artery Slashed during Ice Hockey Game (1989) Options
Daemon
Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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Clint Malarchuk's Carotid Artery Slashed during Ice Hockey Game (1989)

Malarchuk is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League from 1981 to 1992. He is perhaps best known for sustaining a life-threatening injury during a 1989 game, when two players collided in front of his goal, and one of the players' skate blades slashed Malarchuk's internal carotid artery. Remarkably, Malarchuk was able to skate off the ice despite bleeding heavily. He survived because his team's athletic trainer, a former army medic, did what? More...
lemonk
Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 7:58:03 PM
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I've seen the video. It's pretty frightening. Glad he survived.
HWNN1961
Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:59:54 PM
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I was watching that game!

You've never heard an arena (the old Memorical Auditorium) go as deathly quiet. We feared the worst!
lemonk
Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 9:16:40 PM
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Oh, I'm glad I didn't see it firsthand. By the time I saw the tape (only a year or two ago), we knew he was fine.
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Posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:43:49 PM

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I was watching that game on T.V. Very disturbing.
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