Calgary Flames player T.J. Brodie released from hospital after ‘episode’ during practice

UPDATE: Flames’ T.J. Brodie ‘feeling good’ but out indefinitely after on-ice medical incident

Calgary Flames defenceman T.J. Brodie was rushed to hospital on Thursday after having “an episode on ice” during practice.

Practice was halted after Brodie collapsed and was convulsing on the ice before being taken away on a stretcher.

According to a tweet from the hockey team, the player was “alert and responsive” as of 1:06 p.m.

“He is alert and responsive and has been transported to a local area hospital for evaluation,” general manager Brad Treliving said in the tweet.

In an update just before 6 p.m., the Flames said Brodie was released from hospital following tests.

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“T.J. has been discharged and is doing well in recovery at home with his family,” the Flames said.

— With a file from The Canadian Press