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Dunlops' Sanderson dies after 3 weeks in coma

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A senior hockey player has died after spending nearly three weeks in a coma after hitting his head on the ice during a fight.

The team website for the Ontario Hockey Association’s Whitby Dunlops says defenceman Don Sanderson, 21, died at 1 a.m. this morning at Hamilton General Hospital.

Sanderson struck his unprotected head on the ice during a game against the Brantford Blast on Dec. 12.

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His helmet came off during a fight with Brantford’s Corey Fulton in the third period.

While briefly regaining consciousness after the incident, he had been in a coma and on life support up until his death.

For the Dunlops’ website, click here:

http://whitbydunlops.com/

For links to TSN articles, click here:

http://www.tsn.ca/columnists/bob_mckenzie/?id=261642

http://tsn.ca/canadian_hockey/story/?id=261626&lid=headline&lpos=topStory_main

Vancouver Sun:

http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/will+love+till+eternity+Dads+Hockey+player+dies+after+fight+coma/1135901/story.html

Don Sanderson played hockey for love of the game, in Ontario’s MLH – senior Amateur level.

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