How did the 24-year-old hockey player died? The 24-year-old died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast on July 4. Police have said the firework at a private home northwest of Detroit tilted slightly and started to fire toward people nearby. Kivlenieks was in a hot tub and was trying to move out of the way of the firework when he was struck.
Which NHL player died recently? Longtime Sharks scout Bryan Marchment, who played 17 NHL seasons as a defenseman, has died, the team and NHL announced Wednesday.
How did the hockey player get killed by fireworks? Kivlenieks, a 24-year old prospect with a future as bright as his smile, died after he was struck by a fireworks mortar shell fired from a tube that accidentally tilted toward the hot tub where he was located.
What famous hockey player just died? Guy Lafleur has died at age 70, the Montreal Canadiens hockey team announced Friday. He had been diagnosed with lung cancer in 2019. Guy Damien Lafleur, one of the greatest hockey players to take to the ice, has died at age 70.