NEW YORK (AP) -New York Rangers forward Sean Avery was taken to a hospital in cardiac arrest hours after the team lost a playoff game to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Daily News reported Wednesday on its Web site.
The newspaper reported Avery was unconscious and not breathing when he was taken to St. Vincent's Medical Center. The 28-year-old arrived about 3 a.m. Wednesday, a hospital source told the newspaper.
A person close to the team told the newspaper Avery had been rushed to the hospital.
The Rangers lost 5-3 at home Tuesday night, falling behind 3-0 in their second-round series with the Penguins.
Avery had an assist on the Rangers' second goal in Tuesday night's game.

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