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Martin Gerber’s injury not so serious

Martin Gerber’s injury not so serious

KHL News and Interviews
Martin Gerber's injury not so serious (Photo © boeboda.ru) Swiss goalie Martin Gerber, who was hospitalized yesterday with a neck injury, underwent advanced examination Monday morning. Fortunately it didn't confirm the preliminary diagnosis "compression fracture of the fourth cervical vertebra". According to the new information Gerber has spinal contusion and recovering will take weeks, not months. "When Gerber was delivered to the Podolsk hospital he underwent examination that didn't show any fractures. Monday morning computed tomography confirmed there was no fracture but rather a spinal contusion," said Atlant's doctor Andrei Bagdasaryan to Sovetskiy Sport. "According to the doctors, Gerber's recovering will take weeks and not months. Thus there is no need in searching for a new goalie...
Martin Gerber hospitalized with a serious neck injury

Martin Gerber hospitalized with a serious neck injury

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Martin Gerber hospitalized with a serious neck injury (Photo © khl.ru) Swiss goalie Martin Gerber, who past summer left the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL to play for Atlant Mytischi of the KHL, was hospitalized after suffering a serious neck injury in a game against Vityaz Chekhov on December 13. According to Russian site lifesports.ru during the second period a Vityaz forward ran into Gerber. As a result Gerber ended up lying on the ice. After being tested by the team's doctors Gerber was put on a wheel stretcher and taken off the ice. He was sent to a Podolsk municipal hospital where he was diagnosed with a compression fracture of the third cervical vertebra. "The injury is very serious, Martin can forget about hockey for the next 6 months," said one of the hospital's doctors, ...