Previous NHL enforcer Georges Laraque declared Thursday that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
“I guess I am not invincible, just received diagnosed with Covid, given that I am asthmatic, not the best information, will struggle it off!” he wrote in French and English.
The Tweet also included a photograph of Laraque, forty three, in the medical center.
Bon je ne suis pas invincible, je viens tout juste d’être diagnostiqué avec le Covid, pas la meilleure nouvelle étant donné que je suis asthmatique, ca va aller! I guess I’m not invincible, just received diagnosed with Covid, given that I’m asthmatic, not the best information, will struggle it off! pic.twitter.com/KIgo8Ra0sT
— Georges Laraque (@GeorgesLaraque) April thirty, 2020
The veteran of 695 NHL games racked up one,126 vocation penalty minutes though enjoying for 4 teams, most notably the Oilers. Drafted in the next spherical by Edmonton in 1995, he built his NHL debut two years later in a Battle of Alberta matchup exactly where he dropped the gloves with the Flames’ Todd Simpson.
Laraque wrapped up his vocation in 2010 with his hometown Canadiens, two games just after his ultimate NHL goal, No. 53. He also concluded his vocation with one hundred helps and 12 playoff factors.
The hockey earth straight away responded to the information and despatched nicely needs to “The Rock.”
Get nicely shortly, Massive Georges! 🙏
— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) April thirty, 2020
Get greater George I will retain you in my prayers my mate
— Chris Nilan (@KnucklesNilan30) April thirty, 2020
Maintain combating my mate, contemplating of you and a total recovery! 🙏🏽
— Sarah Nurse (@nursey16) April thirty, 2020
Speedy recovery brother. 🙏
— Christopher Milo (@chris_milo30) April thirty, 2020
Prompt rétablissement, Georges. ❤️
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) April thirty, 2020