The Dutch Olympic Academy and the Niagara IceDogs announced on Friday that they will postpone the next two games the team had planned for this weekend following serious injury to Tucker Tynan injuredThursday against the Knights of London.
“In order for IceDogs players to access and access support resources, games scheduled for Saturday December 14 in Peterborough and Sunday December 15 in Ottawa have been postponed and will be fixed at dates to be fixed” one statement.
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Tynan was severely cut to the leg with a skate during Thursday’s fight against the Knights of London after a clash with an opponent. The 17-year-old had a tendency to train and paramedics on ice for about 10 minutes before being removed from the ice and taken to hospital.
IceDogs announced on Twitter at 9:30 pm ET on Thursday that Tynan was in stable condition and undergoing surgery. Two hours later, the team confirmed that the surgery was successful and on Friday, the team said the native Chicago, Ill. It is expected to make a full recovery.
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Terrorist situation in the OHL right now. Skate-first collision in the Niagara aspect. Niagara’s goalkeeper Tucker Tynan had all his equipment removed and broke off the ice. The OHL has canceled the game of the day. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone. #OHL pic.twitter.com/afXmhpPhDr
– The Hockey Tribune (@tribune_hockey) December 13, 2019
Thursday’s game was also canceled soon after the injury, and fans were given the opportunity to return or exchange tickets for when the championship rescheduled the event.
Tynan leads the OHL in saves (834) and holds a record of 11-8-3-1, with a 3.80 goals-against average and a .910 batting average in 24 games played this season.