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  • Paramedic goaltender saves life in Newfoundland

    Josh Cooper at Puck Daddy3 hrs ago

    With all the horrible, sad and morose news coming out of hockey today with the passing of Pat Quinn and Viktor Tikhonov, here's a story that may lift your spirits a little bit. 

    A goaltender named Patrick O'Brien helped save the life of a man in a crowd at a hockey game who had become unresponsive. 

    Since that statement hopefully got your attention, now to the details. 

    From The Gander Beacon:

    "O’Brien — wearing his skates, hockey pants and one goal pad — raced from the Flyers’ dressing room and joined Gander mayor and retired paramedic Claude Elliott and Tom Whalen, a Flyers’ board member and also a former paramedic, who were assisting the stricken fan.

    The man had no pulse and was not breathing.

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