Team Postpones Game Due to a Player Tragically Passing Away

Published December 17, 2022 at 12:47

The hockey community has taken a tough hit so far this year with very many passings, today, we are saddened to announce we have lost another one.


The London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League has announce that 18 year old Abakar Kazbekov has suddenly passed away, and they will be postponing their game tonights due to the sad news.

Abakar was just getting his North American hockey career started during the 2021 season with the Knights that lead to him having a full-time roster spot this season, and he would have been NHL draft eligible next year.

Statement from the London Knights and the Ontario Hockey League on the sudden passing of Abakar Kazbekov.

The Ontario Hockey League and the London
Knights are saddened to announce the sudden passing of player Abakar Kazbekov.

Abakar has been a valued member of the team since 2021. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and teammates.
Tonight's game in London between the London
Knights and Flint Firebirds is postponed.

Us here at Blackhawks Nation offer our sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family and those affected by this tragic news.
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