TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
NHL

Officials suspended in connection with Cherepanov's death

{eot}
The Canadian Press
1/16/2009 3:05:30 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

MOSCOW - The Continental Hockey League suspended five officials on Friday in connection with the death last year of rising star Alexei Cherepanov.

The 19-year-old Cherepanov, a first-round draft pick of the New York Rangers in 2007, died in October after collapsing on the Avangard Omsk bench during a game at Vityaz Chekhov. An autopsy showed he suffered from a chronic condition that obstructed blood flow to the heart and other organs.

Avangard's president, general manager and one of its team doctors were suspended indefinitely from positions in the league. Vityaz's president was also suspended.

There had been complaints that Vityaz improperly organized medical services at the arena.

Alexei Cherepanov (Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

Game 2: Wild at Avalanche (TSN)

Tonight at 9:30pm et/6:30pm pt


NHL on TSN Broadcast Schedule


Western Conference

(1) COL 1, (WC) MIN 0 (1) ANA 2, (WC) DAL 0
(2) STL 2, (3) CHI 0 (2) SJ 1, (3) LA 0


Eastern Conference

(1) BOS 0, (WC) DET 1 (1) PIT 1, (WC) CLB 0
(2) TAM 0, (3) MON 2 (2) NYR 1, (3) PHI 0


Playoff Schedule/Game-By-Game Breakdown

NHL on TSN Playoff Fantasy Tracker

Vote IN the TSN KLONDIKE NHL POY SHOWDOWN!


Make Your Predictions!
Make Your Predictions!
TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television