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MOSCOW, 25 Jul – Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron helped rescue a seaplane pilot who made an emergency landing on a lake in Canada.
According to RDS, Byron was fishing with his relatives at that moment when a seaplane crashed into the water not far from them. The first to come to the rescue was Serge Labelle, who at that time was riding a jet ski on the lake, after which Byron and the others joined the rescue. The pilot of the aircraft was pulled ashore, after which he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

“My father-in-law, son-in-law and family friend helped Serge in the rescue as best they could. Serge is a hero! Thank you all for the kind words. I wish the pilot all the best in his recovery,” Byron wrote in Twitter.

Byron, 33, has been representing Montreal since the 2015/16 season. In total, he has 208 points in the NHL (98 goals and 110 assists) in 521 games.


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