SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - A Springfield Falcons hockey player is recovering in the hospital after getting hurt during Sunday's game against the Adirondack Phantoms.
It was during the second period when Falcon's Forward #39 Wade MacLeod was hit into the glass surrounding the ice.
He fell to the ground and suffered a seizure.
MacLeod was taken to Baystate Medical Center.
According to Falcon's Spokesperson Eric Levine, MacLeod is stable and alert.
The game was stopped, and will be rescheduled on another date.
MacLeod's family released the following statement on Sunday night:
"We would like to thank everyone for the overwhelming show of support for Wade tonight. Wade is alert, in good condition, in positive spirits, and is resting comfortably at Baystate Medical Center. He will remain at the hospital while he undergoes tests. We are deeply appreciative of all the caring and kind words we have received from family, friends, and fans."