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13-year-old Maxim Lebedev and 12-year-old Artem Potapov
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Breaking: The Tragic Passing of Two Young Players Shakes the Hockey World

Published December 30, 2023 at 5:01 PM
BY JULIEN TREKKER

Earlier today, we learned that yet another tragedy has struck the hockey world.

Another Tragedy in Hockey: Two Children Pass Away



Two young players unfortunately passed away after a car accident.

13-year-old Maxim Lebedev and 12-year-old Artem Potapov, both players for Chaika HC, in Russia, are sadly no longer with us.


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Here's the official announcement, as shared on X:

"The lives of Chaika HC 13-year-old forward Maxim Lebedev and 12-year-old defenseman Artem Potapov were tragically cut short today from a car accident. 🙏"


2023 has been a rough year for hockey fans. We're glad to see it ends soon.

We send our prayers to those affected by this tragic event.

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