Former NHL goaltender unexpectedly dies at the age of 53

Published February 2, 2024 at 1:30 PM
The hockey community mourns the sudden loss of former Boston Bruins goalie Blaine Lacher. The Boston Bruins expressed deep sadness, extending condolences to Lacher's family, friends, and teammates.

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

Known for his caring nature and quick-witted humor, Lacher's charismatic personality brought joy to those around him. Apart from hockey, he was a passionate supporter of the Indianapolis Colts.

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 remarkable performance included 19 wins and a .902 save percentage in 35 games.

The hockey community remembers Blaine Lacher for his on-ice achievements and the positive impact he left off the ice.
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