The mother of former Montreal Canadiens goaltender Patrick Roy reportedly is fighting for her life in a Quebec City hospital after contracting flesh-eating disease.
Barbara Miller-Roy contracted type A streptococcus and, according to the newspaper Le Soleil, the bacteria spread so quickly that doctors were forced to amputate her arm over the weekend to save her life.
“I felt like I could go for 2 hours out there,” said Esche, who is 11-4-2 with a 3.14 goals-against average. “There’s still some discomfort there, but that’s normal. I have a lot of goals and a lot of things I want to accomplish. I’ve already went through my miserable state of being depressed and feeling [down] for being out so long. I’m beyond that, and now I just have to make sure that I am back to feeling 110 percent.”
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