PEORIA, Ill. (AP) A bloody in-game injury led to the suspension of a Southern Professional Hockey League game on Saturday night.
Huntsville Havoc center Justin Cseter (SEET’-er) and Peoria Rivermen player Dennis Sicard were chasing after a loose puck during the second period Saturday when Sicard’s skate clipped Cseter’s right thigh. Cseter suffered a large, deep gash, which bled heavily.
Rivermen media relations director Greg Halbleib says there was ”a considerable amount of blood on the ice” when medical personnel responded.
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He says Rivermen general manager Bart Rogers told him that Cseter was released from a Peoria-area hospital about 1 a.m. Sunday.
Rogers told Halbleib the 26-year-old Havoc’s prognosis is good, and that the Huntsville team would take him back home.