Paramedics/Fire

Ryan Vandervlis, 20, has 5 goals and 5 assists in three games since joining the Red Deer Vipers.
Ryan Vandervlis, 20, has 5 goals and 5 assists in three games since joining the Red Deer Vipers. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Vandervlis thriving in return to ice following 'freak accident'

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 13, 2019 - 12:03pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 12:11pm

Last August, Ryan Vandervlis awoke from a medically-induced coma after suffering severe burns in a freak campfire incident in June involving other current and former members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in southern Alberta.

Not only did he survive that incident, he is thriving.

Pages