|Red Wings' Jiri Fischer returns to ice after 2005 collapse|
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|Saturday, 01 March 2008 16:27|
Fischer played in a charity hockey game Saturday in Saginaw. Proceeds helped raise money for automatic external defibrillators - the device that revived Fischer when his heart stopped beating as he sat on the bench during a game against Nashville in November 2005.
Fischer told the Saginaw News it felt great to be back on the ice and ``I was just enjoying the moment.''
The 27-year-old Czech Republic native played 15:24 of the 45-minute game.
The event was expected to raise $15,000 to $20,000 for Fischer's Healthy Hope Foundation.
Fischer remains a member of the Red Wings, though he hasn't played since his collapse.