Colby Cave continues to fight for his life after the Edmonton Oilers center suffered a brain bleed.
Edmonton announced Tuesday that Cave was placed in a medically induced coma and was being treated at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.
The Oilers released another update Tuesday night, noting the 25-year-old underwent emergency surgery to remove a colloid cyst “that was causing pressure on his brain.”
Check out the full update below:
UPDATE: #Oilers & @Condors forward Colby Cave is out of emergency surgery at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. Doctors removed a colloid cyst that was causing pressure on his brain. He remains in a medically-induced coma. Emily & his family ask for continued thoughts & prayers.
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) April 7, 2020
Cave’s wife, Emily, also posted on Instagram, asking for prayers for her “husband and best friend.”
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