January 12, 2011
Nils Ekman Recovering From Stroke
On December 28th, 2010 Ekman, the former Pittsburgh, Tampa and San Jose forward who was playing with Djurgardens IF in the Swedish Elite League this season, was complaining of a migraine headache, poor balance and numbness on one side of his body after waking up one morning. Doctors quickly determined that he had suffered a stroke.
Bill Meltzer at NHL.com has more.