Tag: broken bone

Pipkens Fishes Hartwell Despite Broken Collar Bone

Pipkens Fishes Hartwell Despite Broken Collar Bone

It’s crazy how life can change within a split second. For example, going to play a hockey game like you always have and coming out of it with a broken collar bone…

Unfortunately, this scenario met Chad Pipkens on the morning of March 3rd on the hockeyrink as he braced his fall with his left arm. He has played hockey his entire life and fallen 100’s of times, but never ended up with a situation like this. After an emergency room visit and appointment with the orthopedic surgeon, Pipkens was scheduled to receive a plate and 7 screws to reset his collar bone on March 6th. Of course his first question to the surgeon was how soon could he fish…

April 10, 2019 | By More