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Oilers forward Colby Cave in critical care, placed in medically induced coma

Oh no. Thoughts and prayers go out to Cave and his wife.

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This just in courtesy of the Edmonton Oilers, Oilers forward Colby Cave has been rushed to Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto and placed in a medically-induced coma after suffering a brain bleed overnight.


More info to come.

The 25 year old Cave was picked up by the Oilers off of waivers from the Boston Bruins in January of 2019. He put up just a single goal in 11 games with the Oilers this season, but 11 goals and 23 points in 44 games with the AHL's Bakersfield Condors this season as well.

A brain bleed, also known as a brain hemorrhage is effectively a type of stroke. Again, thoughts and prayers go out to Cave and his family.

Most hockey fans might remember Cave from his brutal knockout while with the AHL's Condors: