BRANDON, Man. – Brandon Wheat Kings forward Jayce Hawryluk was admitted to hospital after collapsing following the Wheat Kings’ 5-4 win over Regina in Game 3 of a Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-final.
Hawryluk scored three goals and added an assist in Brandon’s comeback victory on Wednesday.
“Jayce was taken to hospital after tonight’s game,” Wheat Kings head coach Kelly McCrimmon said in a release. “While concerned, the club believes it is not serious.
“Until we have more information, we cannot pinpoint the cause. Jayce is resting comfortably.”
The Wheat Kings lead the series 3-0. Game 4 is Friday night in Brandon.