Former Saint John Sea Dogs goaltender Robert Mayer was injured in an all-terrain vehicle crash last weekend.
Mayer's current team, Switzerland's Genève-Servette HC, made the announcement yesterday on their website, saying that the netminder will miss at least several weeks of action.
Goalie Robert Mayer, who played in #Habs system ('09-'14) and in Q, was "seriously injured" in a 4-wheel accident last weekend.— L.A. Lariviere (@L_A_theRiver) July 25, 2017
Mayer, now 27, has been playing in Switzerland since the 2014-15 season. Prior to that, the Swiss native spent four seasons in the Montreal Canadiens system.Thoughts are with @SeaDogsAlumni @RobertMayer29 as he recovers from this accident. @SJSeaDogs https://t.co/ODHfXNQoaR— Tim Roszell (@TimGRoszell) July 26, 2017
The third overall pick in the 2007 CHL Import Draft, Mayer spent two seasons with the Sea Dogs from 2007 to 2009, recording a 42-39 record to go along with a 3.41 goals against average and a .893 save percentage.