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  1. Hockey coach charged with fondling teen dies in jail cell

    Feb 10, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Initial reports indicate that he committed suicide.

  2. Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash survivor Alexander Galimov dies in Moscow hospital

    Sep 12, 2011, 4:25 AM EDT

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    Alexander Galimov, Liro Tarkki

    Sad news out of Moscow: Alexander Galimov died during surgery today. He was the only player who initially survived the terrible Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crash on Sept. 7. Galimov was 26 years old.

  3. Looking back at the legacies of the victims of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl tragedy

    Sep 7, 2011, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Slovakia v Germany: Group A - 2011 IIHF World Championship

    PHT looks back at the careers and lasting impacts left behind by the victims of the Yaroslavl Lokomotive crash.

  4. NHL players, Gary Bettman react to Lokomotiv Yaroslavl’s ‘catastrophic loss’

    Sep 7, 2011, 2:28 PM EDT

    Russia Crash

    Many NHL players expressed their condolences regarding Lokomotiv Yaroslavl’s tragic plane crash today, while Gary Bettman spoke about the “catastrophic loss to the hockey world.”

  5. David Legwand pays tribute to Wade Belak

    Sep 3, 2011, 10:46 PM EDT

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    David Legwand took out a full-page ad to pay tribute to Wade Belak.

  6. Former Leafs, Predators enforcer Wade Belak found dead at age 35 in Toronto

    Aug 31, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Nashville Predators

    The NHL’s nightmare summer continues as Wade Belak was found dead at age 35.

  7. Fans, former teammates and foes remember Rick Rypien

    Aug 16, 2011, 11:40 AM EDT

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    Here is a collection of some of the tributes from Rick Rypien’s fans, teammates and even former opponents.

  8. Another sad end: Rick Rypien found dead at age 27

    Aug 15, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

    Rick Rypien

    Former Canucks tough guy Rick Rypien was found dead at his Alberta Home by a family member. Rypien was just 27 years old. This post has been updated with a possible cause of death and a statement from the Winnipeg Jets.

  9. Quick hits: Aerosmith and the Stanley Cup, Leafs re-sign Mike Zigomanis and more

    Jul 12, 2011, 11:34 AM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Here are a few quick hits from around the NHL.

  10. Derek Boogaard died due to toxic mixture of alcohol, oxycodone

    May 20, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT

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    Derek Boogaard reportedly died from a toxic mixture of alcohol and oxycodone. (Updated with a statement from Boogaard’s family.)

  11. New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard found dead tonight

    May 13, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT

    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    Awful news out of Minnesota tonight: Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was found dead in his apartment. He was only 28 years old.

  12. Scouting director EJ McGuire dies at age 58 after battle with cancer

    Apr 7, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT

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    Sad news out of Toronto today: Scouting director Edward John “EJ” McGuire died from cancer at age 58.

  13. Former San Jose Sharks forward Tom Cavanagh dies at age 28

    Jan 7, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT

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    Sad news out of Providence, Rhode Island today: former San Jose Sharks draft pick and minor league player Tom Cavanagh was found dead inside a mall parking garage. The Providence Journal reports that the forward died due to “multiple traumatic injuries due to blunt force trauma.” He was 28 years old. Sharks general manager said…

  14. Hall of Fame hockey writer Jim Kelley dies at age 61 after battling cancer

    Nov 30, 2010, 11:55 PM EDT

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    There’s some sad news for the hockey world tonight, as reports indicate that veteran columnist and Hall of Fame writer Jim Kelley died today after a long battle fighting pancreatic cancer. He was 61 years old. Kelley is survived by his wife Susan and two daughters, Erin and Megan, as well as three grandchildren. One…

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