REPORT - Long-Time Hockey Superstar For His Country Has Sadly Passed at The Age of 44

Published June 15, 2023 at 3:31 PM

Tragic news has hit the hockey community as veteran Russian forward Dmitri Tarasov passed away at the age of 44.

The circumstances surrounding his death remain undisclosed. Tarasov had an impressive career spanning 17 seasons in the Russian Super League and KHL, with the majority of his time spent as a member and captain of Amur Khabarovsk.

In 644 regular season games, he amassed 225 points, 88 goals and 137 assists, as well as celebrating a Russian Super League championship in 2008. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Tarasov's family and friends during this difficult time.

"Yesterday in Khabarovsk, a pupil of the Khabarovsk 'Amur', the club's leader in the national championships in terms of the number of matches played and the champion of Russia in the 'Salavat Yulaev' Dmitry Tarasov, suddenly died.

The team of the hockey club "Amur" and Khabarovsk fans express their sincere deepest condolences to Dmitry's family and friends.

We will always remember." Amur Khabarovsk said in a statement.

As seen on CanucksDaily
Latest 10 stories