BREAKING: Winnipeg Jets' Best Prospect Stretchered Off After Scary Collision

Published November 18, 2023 at 9h28
Top Winnipeg Jets prospect Rutger McGroarty was unable to get off the ice under his own power last night and was rushed to the ER.

McGroarty Stretchered Off

Last night the University of Michigan took on Penn State in what was a hockey powerhouse battle. Things took an unfortunate turn for Michigan as their best player Rutger McGroarty, the 14th overall pick in the 2022 draft, was stretchered off the ice.

Here is the only footage of the play released so far:

McGroarty was unable to get off on his own power and needed to be stretchered off by paramedics.

Rutger McGroarty now injured and dazed. Didn't see the play, but he appeared to crash into the boards behind the action. Brian Brewster and Jacob Truscott help him to a stretcher at the Zamboni door

McGroarty was leading Michigan in points with 18 in 13 games so far. Michigan coach Brandon Naurato later confirmed that McGroarty was taken to the emergency room as a result of the hit.

Rutger McGroarty was taken to the emergency room according to Michigan coach Brandon Naurato. The extent of the injury is unknown.

McGroarty was set to play a key role in Team USA's U-20 team for the upcoming World Junior Championships but he is now at risk of missing the tournament entirely. More details to come.

As seen on Hockey Feed - NHL prospect carried off on stretcher on Friday night.

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