Colby’s former Bruns center cave dies at 25

After undergoing a brain hemorrhage and medically induced coma after emergency surgery earlier this week, Bruce Center and Oils forward Colby Cave died Saturday morning at the age of 25.

It is very sad to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away this morning, “Cave’s wife, Emily, said in a statement released this morning. Both families are in shock, but they know that our Colby’s are in our beloved family. and friends, the entire hockey community and many more. We thank everyone for their prayers during this difficult time. “

Signed as a free agent by the Brunts in April 2015 after a successful Juniors career with the Swift Current Broncos, Cave skated 67 games in three NHL seasons between BHs and Oilers, and certainly those lucky ones. His impression on people is largely. Meet the talent of always smiling from Saskatchewan.

Bruce general manager Don Sweeney said in a statement: “I am saddened to hear the news that Colby was unable to come out of his coma and passed away. My heart goes out to Emily and the entire Cave family.” “Colby was a special man! He signed with the Bruins as a new player, but his WHL accomplishments gave a different story. His leadership qualities went beyond his years! When he came to development camp and 2015-16 in Providence for the season., He showed features like Patrice Bergerone, on the ice and driving! Inspired and being an NHL player. Surprised, Colby was also unexpectedly belittling himself with his own NHL dream to help his teammates team and their coaches, game by game and day by day.

“It’s under Colby’s red hair that ‘Peaky Blinders’ undid the hat during the teams’ march to Notre Dame Stadium for the Winter Classic … it’s a special memory … not because Bruce did Won that day, but Because I know Colin had a chance to play in that game. Hockey World lost a great man loved by his teammates and everyone else at Colby Cave. The student was lucky to spend time. “

The Cavs, who made their NHL debut with the Bruins in December 2017, scored the first goal of their NHL career on December 17, 2018, beating the Canadians and garnered high praise for their efforts from the head coach. de Bruins, Bruce Cassidy Of. A worker used to do what he was asked to do. That night, which included putting Boston’s top line against his main opponent.

It was just a sample of how, at the time he made such an appearance for the Brewers organization, he signed through an Ayers exemption claim, the 14th game in P-Bruins history left the organization after to play. With 239 games (and a letter on his shirt for the final stretch of the organization).

He was a tremendous young man with passion, dedication, and respect for the game of hockey, “Bruin center Patrice Bergeron said in a statement.” Beyond it was genuine, honorable and always full of life. I am glad that our paths crossed, and I had the opportunity to meet him. It will be the most expensive. On behalf of Mary, my wife Stephanie and our three children, we send our deepest condolences to his wife Emily and his entire family.

“We keep you in our thoughts and send you strength and love during this unimaginable time.”


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