Edmonton Oilers Colby Cave placed in medically-induced coma

Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave has been placed into a medically-induced coma, the club announced Tuesday.

Cave, 25, suffered a brain bleed overnight and is being cared for at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital.

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Acquired by the Oilers on the waiver wire in January 2019, Cave has appeared in 44 games with Edmonton scoring three goals and one assist.

This season, Cave has spent most of his time with the Bakersfield Condors. Playing in 44 games, he’s scored 11 goals and 23 points.

It goes without saying but please keep the entire Cave family in your thoughts during what is an incredibly scary time.

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