Martinek injury update

Radek Martinek released from hospital; suffers concussion and no spinal injury

Monday, 05.02.2011 / 10:12 AM / News
New York Islanders
The Islanders have confirmed from a Czech Republic team representative that defenseman Radek Martinek was released last night from a hospital in Slovakia. He suffered a concussion from a hit by Arturs Kulda of Latvia.

After the first period hit, Martinek was unconscious for a brief period of time and was taken from the ice at the Orange Arena in Bratslavia to a local hospital. He was conscious through the trip to the hospital and through testing.

Martinek does not have any injuries to his neck or spine, but is still experiencing headaches. He will not return for the remainder of the tournament.

Kulda has been suspended for three games.

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
K. Poulin 11 16 1 .891 3.29

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