Former WORLD cup-back back on the ice after serious eye damage

A serious eye injury threatened the former national team player in ice hockey Kasper Jensen, however, the two operations have saved his career, and on Tuesday h

Former WORLD cup-back back on the ice after serious eye damage

A serious eye injury threatened the former national team player in ice hockey Kasper Jensen, however, the two operations have saved his career, and on Tuesday he makes a comeback.

The 32-year-old Rødovre-back is after 15 weeks back on the ice, when the Rødovre Mighty Bulls of meetings Odense Bulldogs in Rødovre Centrum Arena.

"It has been a very long time. When it comes to sight, one is always nervous. But I have all the time believed in it," he says.

"I have only been on the ice in a week with full equipment, so it will probably not to look pretty out. There is rust, that should knock of. But I am glad to be a part of the team again. What have I missed."

After a test match 16. august against south Jutland got Kasper Jensen problems with the sight in the left eye.

An investigation showed that he had a retinal detachment. An injury, which probably originates from a spell, he was under the eye three years ago, and that gave him a gash in the bottom of the eye.

"I've been through two surgeries, the last in mid-October, and everything has gone according to plan," he says.

After the first operation he said to B. T.:

"My vision in the left eye is very blurry. It can be described as a curtain, which is pulled down over the field of view or a look through a plastic bag."

Kasper Jensen has played 56 international games and participated in two WORLD cup tournaments. He played two seasons in the group have won ... and was there to win CHAMPIONSHIPS–gold and silver with Esbjerg Energy in, respectively, 2016 and 2015, and pokaltitlen with AaB in 2007.

Updated Date: 03 December 2019, 01:00

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