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Game Ends Early After Coach Collapses Behind Bench

Published March 9, 2024 at 9:11 PM
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Tonight's game between the St. John's Sea Dogs and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles took a somber turn when a coach collapsed on the bench during the third period.

The distressing incident prompted an immediate halt to the game as medical personnel rushed to the scene.

This is what we know.

At 19:06 of the third period, something happened behind the Saint John Sea Dogs bench. We don't know what happened or who it is.


The person has been taken off the bench on a stretcher.

The game has been called off with Cape Breton leading 6-0.



Details emerged slowly, with reports confirming the individual's removal from the bench on a stretcher. Sadly, it was later revealed that the coach of the Sea Dogs was the one who collapsed.

Due to a medical incident on the Saint John bench, tonight's game has been cancelled.


Due to the seriousness of the situation, the game was canceled, leaving uncertainty about its rescheduling. Thoughts and prayers are with all affected by this unfortunate event.

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