- Jun 6, 2012
Only 24 y.o.
Similar-ish happened at the 2021 EuroCup, although that didn't involve an immediately direct hit like that.
This is so tragic.
Yes, I remember that. And the Chris Pronger hit was the same phenomenon: the impact threw off the rhythm of his heart.I hope it doesn't end like this 2011 incident in Little League: www.nydailynews.com/news/national/13-year-old-leaguer-hayden-walton-dies-hit-chest-ball-article-1.125112
Definitely. It’s a weird one. Tua’s was such an obvious head trauma - where this felt like nothing. Is it possibly cardiac arrest?I agree, but this play seemed remarkably ordinary. The degree of violence on that play wouldn’t have been out of place in any contact sport.