Former Sheffield Steelers coach suffers suspected heart attack

Former Sheffield Steelers coach Dave Matsos collapsed on the bench in the final minute of a Hamilton Bulldogs game on Saturday.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 1:50 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 3:47 pm
Dave Matsos, right, in Sheffield with Dave Simms
Dave Matsos, right, in Sheffield with Dave Simms

The 44-year-old appeared to be unconscious for several minutes while being assessed and treated by medical staff in Canada.

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It is thought he may have had a heart attack,

“He was alert and responsive when transported to a local hospital for ’precautionary measures.’” said an official.

The Ontario Hockey League game was called off.