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by Paul on 09/23/09 at 07:23 PM ET
Newly hired Phoenix Coyotes assistant coach Dave King spent Tuesday night in a Seattle hospital.
Unconfirmed by the Coyotes, a source told sportsnet.ca the 61-year-old suffered what was believed to be a heart attack in the dressing room prior to a pre-season game in Seattle against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Paramedics worked on King as he was taken away on a stretcher.
added 5:29pm, The Bill Watters Show on 640am reporting it may have been low blood sugar.
The best suggestion, let’s wait for an official word on this.
added 5:58pm, via Aaron Portzline’s Twitter,
Dave King’s wife Linda says the sportsnet.ca report of heart attack is “absolutely not true.” He was faint, but tests show his heart is fine
I have to say, pretty shabby reporting from Sportsnet.
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