NHLPA Statement on the Passing of Wade Belak
Executive Director Don Fehr issued the following statement on the passing of Wade Belak.
NHLPA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF WADE BELAK
TORONTO (August 31, 2011) – National Hockey League Players' Association Executive Director Don Fehr issued the following statement on the passing of Wade Belak:
“All Players and NHLPA staff are sincerely saddened and shocked by the passing of former member Wade Belak. His affable personality made him popular with teammates, fans and media, and he was a hardworking, respected member of the Association. He will undoubtedly be greatly missed throughout the entire hockey community. Our deepest condolences go out to Wade’s family and friends during this very difficult time.”