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Terrible Heart-Stopping Tragedy Strikes The Hockey World

Published January 25, 2024 at 2:43 PM
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Sad News: 17-Year-Old Hockey Player Venedikt Osipov Passes Away

In a tragic incident, 17-year-old Venedikt Osipov, a forward for HC EkoNiva-Bobrov, has passed away during a regular training session due to a heart malfunction.

The sad event took place in the National Youth Hockey League (NMHL), where Osipov collapsed after taking a shot at the goal during practice. Despite immediate medical attention and the arrival of an ambulance within 4 minutes, efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Reports suggest that Osipov had been dealing with heart problems for some time, as mentioned by his teammates on social media. This season, the young player participated in 34 matches for EkoNiva-Bobrov, contributing 12 points.


''The guys just got on the ice, a hockey player born in 2006 shot at the goal, stood in line and fell. Local forces began to provide assistance, an ambulance arrived in 4 minutes, they began artificial ventilation, but they could not save him.''

''The whole team underwent a medical examination, everything was fine, the team said.''



Our thoughts and condolences from Blackhawks Nation go out to Osipov's family, friends, and teammates during this difficult time. The hockey community mourns the loss of a promising young talent.
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