Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Injured N.S. Hockey Player 'Improving' as Police Continue Probe of Rough Game

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Injured N.S. Hockey Player 'Improving' as Police Continue Probe of Rough Game

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Injured player 'improving' after rough game

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TRENTON, N.S. - A Nova Scotia hockey player badly injured during a rough game has brain bleeds and swelling and won't be able to return to university until the new year, his team says.

Luke Spicer, 18, has been released from hospital after an on-ice incident Sunday during a game between his Pictou County Scotians and the Glace Bay Junior Miners that has prompted a police investigation.

"He is improving every day but has a long road ahead of him," the junior B team said in a Facebook post late Wednesday.

The team said he has two brain bleeds and swelling and bruising of the brain, as well as lip and mouth injuries and a shoulder sprain.

"Luke has been released from hospital on strict conditions ... …

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