Canadian Ice Hockey Star, Colby Cave Dies At 25 After Suffering Brain Bleed

   NHL Oilers player Colby Cave dies at 25 after suffering brain bleed
Colby Cave, the Canadian Ice Hockey star, has passed away at the age of 25 after suffering a brain bleed on Saturday, April 11.

The family of the Edmonton Oilers forward confirmed his death in a statement;

"It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away early this morning," Cave's wife, Emily, wrote in a statement. "Both our families are in shock but know our Colby was loved dearly by us, his family and friends, the entire hockey community, and many more. We thank everyone for their prayers during this difficult time."

Cave was airlifted to the Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto last week Tuesday after suffering a brain bleed overnight. 
It was discovered that a colloid cyst was putting pressure on his brain and he underwent emergency surgery before being placed in a medically induced coma in the hospital's critical care unit, CBS Sport reported

The National Hockey League has mourned the heartbreaking passing of Colby Cave, whose life and hockey career was cut shot. 

Gary Bettman, who is the NHL Commissioner  said; "An earnest and hardworking player, he was admired by his teammates and coaches. More important, he was a warm and generous person who was well-liked by all those fortunate enough to know him."

Cave, who is a native of North Battleford, played 67 career NHL games with Edmonton and the Boston Bruins after he was signed as a free agent in 2015.

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