Associated Press, Published October 31 2010
College hockey: Denver player reportedly fractures neckDENVER – University of Denver forward Jesse Martin
reportedly suffered neck fractures during a game at North Dakota
and faces emergency surgery.
The Denver Post is reporting that Martin suffered three neck
fractures Saturday and was taken to a Minneapolis hospital where he
was to be operated on Sunday.
Martin was hit by North Dakota forward Brad Malone in the second
Martin’s father, Terry Martin, tells The Post his son was
knocked unconscious and had no use of his extremities for several
The elder Martin says his son regained movement while he was
being taken to a Grand Forks hospital but was in extreme
University of Denver officials didn’t immediately return calls
from The Associated Press on Sunday.