November 10th, 2010
by goon

Mike Chambers from the Denver Post an update on Jesse Martin’s surgery.

Terry Martin, father of injured University of Denver hockey player Jesse Martin, said his son’s surgery on Monday to stabilize multiple C2 fractures “was fabulous” and it should give the 22-year-old a chance “for a real good lifestyle.”

Terry said doctors operated through Jesse’s throat, and afterward told the family they anticipate Jesse will regain “full range of motion” of his neck.

His hockey career, however, likely ended Oct. 30 when he awkwardly absorbed an open-ice check from North Dakota’s Brad Malone in at game at Grand Forks, N.D. In addition to the C2 fractures, the hit also caused trauma to the spinal cord, and Jesse has lost some feeling and strength in his arms.

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