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by Paul on 01/15/11 at 12:14 AM ET
added 9:48pm, video of the incident below…
update 9:32pm, Good news! via Michael Russo tweet,
Confirmed, O’Reilly able to move extremities, taken to Regions for precautionary reasons
via Michael Russo tweets (newest to oldest),
Sheldon Burns now out there, All three #mnwild doctors out now with O’Reilly half a minute ago via TweetDeck
Paramedics now coming out (O’Reilly) 2 minutes ago via TweetDeck
Wild doctors Dan Peterson and Joel Boyd out now to aid O’Reilly. Not good 3 minutes ago via TweetDeck
O’Reilly injured. Went head first into boards awkwardly. Can’t tell if he tripped over Cullen’s stick 4 minutes ago via TweetDeck
added 9:18pm, via Adrian Dater of All Things Avs,
Say your prayers, folks, for Ryan O’Reilly. The Avalanche center crashed into the boards a few minutes ago, his head and neck going awkwardly into the boards after trying to play a puck against Minnesota’s Matt Cullen on a Wild power play.
He is being wheeled off on a stretcher, his body immobilized. He did not move any limbs or give any thumbs up or anything as he was being carried off.
Let’s just hope for the best. More details as they emerge.
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