Ondrej Pavelec in stable condition
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec was in stable condition at a hospital Friday night after collapsing to the ice in the early minutes of the season-opening game against the Washington Capitals.
Thrashers general manager Rick Dudley told The Associated Press during the second intermission that the 23-year-old Pavelec had regained consciousness at a hospital. The team released a statement saying preliminary tests failed to determine any serious health problems.
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