A 19-year-old Russian hockey player has passed away after gift hit in the head by the puck during a game, his club and the league said Tuesday. Defenceman Timur Faizutdinov was playing for Dynamo St. Petersburg's small team in a playoff game versus Loko Yaroslavl ~ above Friday once he was struck through a puck hit from the neutral zone.

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The junior hockey league he played for said Timur Faizutdinov died Tuesday after doctors had combated to keep him alive for three days. (
A 19-year-old Russian hockey player has died after being hit in the head by the puck during a game, his club and the organization said Tuesday.

Defenceman Timur Faizutdinov was play for Dynamo St. Petersburg's small team in a playoff game against Loko Yaroslavl on Friday once he to be struck by a puck hit from the neutral zone.

Faizutdinov collapsed and was cure on the ice cream by the team doctor and also paramedics prior to being taken to a hospital in the city the Yaroslavl.

The junior Hockey league said Faizutdinov died Tuesday after ~ "doctors fought for Timur's life end the food of 3 days."

Dynamo claimed upcoming gamings in competitions, including the Kontinental Hockey League, will begin with a minute's silence because that Faizutdinov.


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