BRIAN TRETTSIER is out indefinitely, but he’ll still have his hands on his equipment at the NHL level.
Trettersier was injured during Saturday’s preseason game between the Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets.
His head collided with Winnipeg Jets forward Ryan OHL.OHL said Trottiers injury was “minor and non-life-threatening.”
Trottier’s brother was at the game.
He tweeted the following about the accident.
He just got a call from the @WinnipegJets saying Bryan Trotter, his brother and teammate, was injured in a collision.
We’re all shaken up right now.
— Cody Trottler (@CodyTrettsier) July 25, 2018Tretiers brother said he’s trying to figure out a way to get home and to see his mom.
I was like, ‘Oh my God, is this real?’ “
He was in the middle of his line, his face was down and he was in a headlock.
I was like, ‘Oh my God, is this real?’
He was in so much pain.”
He added, “I can’t imagine how he’s feeling right now.”
The Jets announced Trotties injury and the severity of the injury, but it’s unclear if the injury will require surgery.
Trottters wife, Kelly Trotts, said she was “shocked and disappointed” and was praying for his family.
Trotters brother has worked with NHL players since 2010, but was traded to the Winnipeg Jets in January 2018.
He played in 15 games with Winnipeg last season.
He had three goals and four assists in 16 regular-season games.