Griffins player has seizure, but 'doing well'
Alden Hirschfeld, a forward for the Red Wings’ American Hockey League affiliate in Grand Rapids, is in stable condition after having a seizure during the second period of the Griffins’ game Friday night against the Milwaukee Admirals at Van Andel Arena, the team said.
Hirschfeld is "doing well and resting with his family," the Griffins tweeted late Friday night.
Hirschfeld, 27, suffered "a medical incident" on the bench with 6:19 left in the second period, the team originally said in a statement on the team's website.
“After being attended to by paramedics and Griffins medical and training staffs, he was transported to a local hospital in stable condition for further evaluation,” the statement read.
Play was temporarily suspended while Hirschfeld received medical attention, with the Griffins leading 4-1. The Griffins won, 4-2.
Hirschfeld, of Sylvania, Ohio, was playing in his fifth game for the Griffins this season after playing 27 for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL, where he had 26 points, including 14 goals.