Jonathan Toews Speaks Out About Rocky Wirtz

Published July 27, 2023 at 0:00

Yesterday, the hockey world was hit with the news that Rocky Wirtz has passed away due to an illness at age 70.

Today, the Captain, Jonathan Toews, posted a heartfelt message about Rocky Wirtz on his Instagram page.

Being a Blackhawk all these years has been special because you felt you were part of a family. Not only with the players and the organization, but with the fans and the greater Chicago community. Rocky Wirtz led this example every day. I knew Rocky to be a humble, caring person. He showed how to be an incredible business man that brought the emotion and excitement of 3 championships to Chicago, while maintaining the most genuine and sincere relationships with all those who worked for him. I owe so much to him and his family for making all of my dreams of being a professional hockey player come true. I am shocked and saddened to hear this news. My sympathy and heartfelt condolences to his wife Marilyn, his son Danny, and to the rest of the Wirtz family.

More Hawks seem to be sharing their condolences after the loss, and we send our prayers to the Wirtz family.
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