A veteran member of the Moose Jaw Warriorssuffered a serious head injury in a car accident over the weekend.
Garrett Robinson is in critical conditionat Regina General Hospital.
The 18-year-old forward was one of three members of the Western Hockey League team who were injured just before 7 a.m. Sunday.
The players had got off the team bus in Moose Jaw after playing two games in Alberta.
They were on their way home in a car when a truck slammed into the vehicle.
Forward Carter Smith and goaltender Joey Perricone suffered minor injuries. Robinson, who's from Surrey, B.C., was rushed to the hospital and underwent surgerySunday afternoon.
"The next 48 to 72 hours are going to be critical for this young individual," said Chad Lang, the Warriors' general manager.
"Right now, it's a waiting game."
Charges are pending in the accident, police said.