PEORIA, IL - Huntsville Havoc forward, Justin Cseter, was seriously injured in Saturday night's game.
The game was stopped at 6:23 into the second period when a forward for the Huntsville Havoc was injured in a battle for the puck behind the Peoria net. Medical personal attended to Cseter before transporting him via ambulance to UnityPoint Methodist Hospital in Peoria. It took approximately 30 minutes to stabilize him before he was rolled off the ice, the Peoria Journal Star reported.
Arena personnel cleaned a large amount of blood from the ice and resurfaced the rink.
The Southern Professional Hockey League, Peoria Rivermen, and Huntsville Havoc decided to postpone the game due to the seriousness of the injury.
According to the Peoria Journal Star, Cseter's family was in attendance at the game.
Cseter was released from the hospital hours after the incident and was able to rejoin his teammates for the bus ride back to town.
It is unclear how long it will be before he is able to play again.