Celebration was rampant after the KHL’s Barys Astana won their first playoff game last week. Unfortunately for Barys Astana forward Talgat Zhailauov, fans were a little too celebratory after they dropped him on his head.
As Puck Daddy reports, Barys Astana players returned home after beating Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg in the opening round. A group of fans decided to throw Zhailauov in the air in joy. That turned out to be a very bad idea.
Zhailauov was taken to a nearby hospital and suffered a concussion. It’s unknown how long it will take the 28-year-old to recover. Barys Astana hopes that he will be back in time when the team starts the second round later this week.