RED wings: Hasek could be released from hospital this week

Monday, July 16th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Detroit-AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings say new goalie Dominik Hasek appears to be recovering from the virus that landed him in a Czech Republic hospital.

Team spokesman John Hahn says Hasek could be released sometime this week.

The 36-year-old Hasek has been hospitalized in his hometown since July fifth. He was diagnosed with a viral infection.

The Red Wings picked up Hasek on June 30th in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres.