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Former Bruin Craig Cunningham collapses prior to AHL game

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Thoughts and prayers go out to the scrappy former Bruin

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Scary news out of Manitoba, as former Bruin (and current captain of the Tuscon Roadrunners) Craig Cunningham suffered an apparent medical episode prior to the start of the game against the Moose.

The game has been postponed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Craig, and we hope he makes a full recovery.

We’ll try to keep you posted of any updates.

EDIT (9:55 PM): A bit more detail is available in this piece from Tuscon.com, though it offers no update on Cunningham’s condition.

EDIT 2 (9:26 AM): Still nothing concrete, but the Coyotes issued a statement late last night, reading in part:

Cunningham was taken to a local hospital where he is receiving medical treatment. Our thoughts and prayers are with Craig and his family. We will provide a medical update once we receive more information.

EDIT 3 (11:06 AM): Per Global BC reporter Jay Janower, Cunningham is in critical condition this morning. Not sure how reliable the sources are, but these aren’t usually the kind of things people speculate on baselessly.

EDIT 4 (Monday, 2:45 PM): A small, but somewhat encouraging, update from Dave Tippett:

Also, the Bruins Tweeted out their support for Cunningham on Sunday afternoon, showing a message Don Sweeney read at a charity event at the Garden: