Craig Cunningham makes ‘remarkable recovery’ after collapse

After Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham collapsed on the ice during the anthem, Tucson’s medical team tended to him and the teams skated off. (Courtesy: KGUN)

The hockey world received some great news Tuesday as Tuscon Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham is said to have made a “truly remarkable recovery” after collapsing on the ice last month.

He is expected to be released by Christmas.

The following is a press release, via Craig Morgan, from the Banner–University Medical Center on the state of Cunningham’s health and the procedures he went through to save his life:

Cunningham was in critical but stable condition days after he collapsed prior to puck drop for an AHL game between the Roadrunners and Manitoba Moose on Nov. 19.

Cunningham plans to address the media on Wednesday.

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