Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren is in Camden, N.J., hospital recovering from injuries sustained in a bike crash, first reported by CSNPhilly.com.
Holmgren, 55, suffered a broken shoulder, broken ribs and required several stitches after he crashed his bike while riding in Avalon, N.J. — a quiet island on the Jersey shore. He was listed in stable condition and, through a Flyers spokesperson on Monday, said he was “sore, but in otherwise good spirits.”
Several Flyers were quick to voice their concern for their GM on Twitter.
just heard about what happened to holmer, very scary stuff, good thing he was wearing a helmet. hope hes alright and gets better soon
Heard about Holmer earlier today, was waiting to comment on it until the media found out...hope he’s doing alright...scary, scary situation
I ride a road bike during the summer and one of my biggest fears is having a bad wreck...make sure you’re wearing a helmet #looksdontmatter
Holmgren and the Flyers had a productive offseason, landing big-name free agents Jaromir Jagr and Max Talbot, dealing centers Mike Richards and Jeff Carter and signing former Phoenix Coyotes goalie Ilya Bryzgalov to a nine-year, $51 million deal.