Former NHL goaltender passes away unexpectedly at the age of 53

Published February 3, 2024 at 4:40 PM
The hockey world is saddened by the sudden passing of former Boston Bruins goalie Blaine Lacher. The Boston Bruins expressed their deep sorrow, extending condolences to Lacher's family, friends, and teammates.

Blaine Lacher, who played with the Boston Bruins in the 1990s, unexpectedly passed away in Medicine Hat, Alberta, at the age of 53.

Lacher made a significant impact in the NHL during the 1994-95 season, contributing to the Boston Bruins' journey to the 1995 Stanley Cup Playoffs. His outstanding performance included 19 wins and a .902 save percentage in 35 games.

The hockey community fondly remembers Blaine Lacher for his accomplishments on the ice and the positive impact he had off it.
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