Tim Bozon Hospitalized for Meningitis

Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon has been hospitalized with a case of meningitis. Bozon, 19, was drafted in the 3rd round (64th overall) in 2012 by the Habs.

Bozon is currently playing in the WHL for the Kootenay Ice and has put up solid numbers, 62 points (30 goals, 32 assists) and is a +14 in 50 games with the Ice this season.

Definition of meningitis from Wikipedia.com

Meningitis is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges. The inflammation may be caused by infection with viruses,bacteria, or other microorganisms, and less commonly by certain drugs. Meningitis can be life-threatening because of the inflammation’s proximity to the brain and spinal cord; therefore, the condition is classified as a medical emergency