A Sea Dog fighting cancer

The Sea Dogs have lost defenceman Oliver Felixson indefinitely because he has been diagnozed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The cancer of the blood and lymph nodes is treatbale and potentially curable.

The team announce yesterday his family has flown in from Finland to be with Felixson who will celebrate his 19th birthday tomorrow.

Felixson will be out of the lineup indefinitely while beng treated. It should be noted Mario Lemieux beat Hodgkins Lymphona and continued his remarkable career after treatment.