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HEARTBREAKING details shared regarding the death of former NHL player Raymond Sawada


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Ryan
April 12, 2023  (1:43 PM)
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Earlier today, the sad news broke that former National Hockey League (NHL) player, Raymond Sawada, had passed away at the age of 38. Sawada had been participating in a recreational hockey game when the incident occurred.

Sawada had a promising career in the NHL, having been drafted in 2004, and making it into 11 games for the Dallas Stars. Sawada had a reputation as a hardworking and dedicated player, and this translated into his post-hockey career as well.

While the cause of his sudden passing has not yet been revealed, the news has left the hockey world and his loved ones devastated.
Richmond Sockeyes President, Doug Patterson, spoke to Global News about the heartbreaking news, expressing his condolences to Sawada's family and friends. Patterson's words paint a vivid picture of the impact Sawada had on those who knew him. He also shared some heartbreaking news that leaves atleast this writer absolutely devastated.
It was his oldest daughter's birthday yesterday, he's celebrating her birthday, then going off to hockey and poor fella doesn't return home to his family. It's just devastating and it's just been really tough on all of us.

A Gofundme has been set up for Raymond's daughters with a goal of reaching $50,000. The hockey world has once again proven that we are one big family and support eachother when we are down, as the donations at the time of writing have already surpassed the goal and have reached $196,045.
Rest in peace Raymond.
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