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Jiri Fischer On The Rich Peverley Incident

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,

Jiri Fischer was at home in suburban Detroit with his 7-year-old son Monday night, catching up on all the NHL action and scores.

"Then the big news hit. I watched the video right away," Fischer told ESPN.com on Tuesday in the aftermath of Rich Peverley's scary collapse and cardiac resuscitation.

Impossible to ignore were the flashbacks to his own near-tragic cardiac episode in 2005 while playing for the Detroit Red Wings.

"The two videos are similar, except I'm getting chest compressions while being unconscious on the bench and they carried Rich into the locker room," said Fischer, before adding about watching Monday's video: "Scary, goose bumps ..."

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RedMenace's avatar

Class act all the way, Fisch.

Posted by RedMenace from the Church of Jesus Lashoff on 03/11/14 at 03:03 PM ET

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