The initial report on ESPN.com stated that Lemieux was going to be kept overnight for observation and obviously there'll be no immediate word on his playing future without a full diagnosis. But hopefully this isn't anything more serious, since it's already serious enough.
(edited by Blanket Jackson on 7.12.05 1911) "He's too much of gentleman to assume that the lady he is with would have a disease and he's man enough to raise any offspring that should arise. HE IS AL WILSON."[-DEAN~, 7/22/05]
According to ESPNRadio, there's strong talk Linden, on behalf of the players, has already approached Bettman about accepting a soft cap which would allow big market teams still to spend a little extra.