Tucson Roadrunners player collapses during warm-ups

Tucson Roadrunners player collapses during warm-ups

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Roadrunners team captain Craig Cunningham collapsed during pregame warm-ups Saturday night at the Tucson Arena.

The 26-year-old Cunningham is from Trail, British Columbia.

Tucson, the AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, was set to play the Manitoba Moose. The game was postponed after the incident.

No word yet on Cunningham's status but medical personnel were seen performing CPR. Below is the latest release sent from the Coyotes management.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka issued the following statement tonight regarding Craig Cunningham. The Coyotes and the Tucson Roadrunners will have no further comment at the present time.

“Arizona Coyotes center Craig Cunningham suffered a medical emergency on the ice prior to the start of tonight’s game between the Tucson Roadrunners and the Manitoba Moose at the Tucson Convention Center. Cunningham was taken to a local hospital where he is receiving medical treatment. Our thoughts and prayers are with Craig and his family. We will provide a medical update once we receive more information.”

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