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Three Alberta hockey players injured starting campfire at friend's house

Last Updated Jun 18, 2018 at 12:21 pm MDT

CALGARY – A player from the Lethbridge Hurricanes hockey team is in a medically induced coma after he and two others were injured at a campfire on the weekend.

In a statement, the Western Hockey League says Ryan Vandervlis, a 20-year old centre with the elite major junior team, suffered severe burns.

His family says that he’s in the intensive-care unit of a Calgary hospital in critical condition.

Two others — Jordy Bellerive, a Pittsburgh Penguins prospect, and alumnus Matt Alfaro — were also injured.

The campfire took place at the family home of Hurricanes alumnus Tyler Wong.

Wong’s family says in a statement that nine of Wong’s friends came over to stay the night before going golfing and camping on Saturday.