Dynamo Moscow made a statement after the death of the defender of the youth team Valentin Rodionov. He is quoted by Match TV.
The president of the blue and white Viktor Voronin said that the club will conduct a deeper medical examination of the players. He considered that the measure would avoid such tragedies. Voronin added that nothing is more important than human life, so the hockey club will find funds for additional examinations after negotiations with insurance companies and sponsors.
On November 23, Rodionov was put into a coma. The hockey player was diagnosed with a head injury. He died six days later while in the intensive care unit.
Rodionov fell ill during the Moscow Open Championship match against CSKA. After hitting the side, he returned to the bench and lost consciousness. The hockey player received first aid, then he was taken to the Morozov children’s clinic and urgently operated on.
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