Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon has been placed in an induced coma at a Saskatoon hospital after contracting a form of bacterial meningitis, a team official told QMI Agency, via the Toronto Sun.
The 19-year-old, who plays for the Kootenay Ice in the Western Hockey League, was admitted to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon on March 1, and placed in the induced coma on Thursday, according to the team official.
Just the day before being admitted to the hospital, Bozon scored for Kootenay in a game versus Saskatoon. His parents have flown in from Switzerland to be with their son, who was most recently listed in critical condition.
Bozon was drafted 64th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2012 NHL draft. In his three seasons in the Western Hockey League, Bozon has posted 226 points in 199 career games.
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