Found February 17, 2013 on
Former Northeastern Husky and current Springfield Falcons left winger Wade MacLeod suffered a seizure after he was checked into the boards during the second period of Sunday’s game against the Adirondack Phantoms.
The game was suspended with Adirondack leading 2-1 after MacLeod suffered the seizure. The 26-year old was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield following the hit. According to a statement from the Falcons, MacLeod is stable and alert just hours after suffering the seizure.
MacLeod holds the Northeastern University record for games played. He totaled 61 goals and 76 assists during his four years with the Huskies. MacLeod has four goals and eight assists through 20 games with Springfield this season, including one assist on Sunday.
Phantoms defenseman Brandon Manning was assessed a two-minute boarding penalty for the hit, and apologized to MacLeod via Twitter after the game. (h/t Puck Daddy)
Thumbnail photo via Facebook/Wade MacLeod
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On Sunday, while Hockey Day in America was being celebrated, there was a very scary scene that unfolded during an AHL game between the Springfield Falcons and the Adirondack Phantoms. Wade MacLeod of the Falcons was hit by Phantoms forward Brandon Manning and everything seemed fine at first. Nearly 30 seconds passed before MacLeod started skating towards the bench, collapsed onto...
Northeastern University alum Wade MacLeod was released from Baystate Medical Center on Monday afternoon, one day after suffering a seizure on the ice during an American Hockey League game between his Springfield Falcons and the Adirondack Phantoms.
MacLeod experienced the seizure after being sent into the boards by Adirondack’s Brandon Manning late in the second period of Sunday...
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A game between the Adirondack Phantoms and Springfield Falcons was abruptly postponed Sunday after a Springfield forward collapsed to the ice and suffered a seizure.
Officials from both teams and the referees made the decision after Springfield’s Wade MacLeod was removed from the MassMutual Center ice on a stretcher with 3:42 left in the second...
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The game between the Springfield Falcons and Adirondack Phantoms was suspended when Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Wade McLeod was checked into the boards by Phantoms' defenseman Brandon Manning and, subsequently, suffered a seizure on the ice.
Manning got a two-minute penalty for boarding on the play...
Here's the hit and McLeod being...