NHLPA Statement on the Passing of Rick Rypien

Executive Director Don Fehr issued the following statement on the passing of Rick Rypien.

NHLPA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF RICK RYPIEN

TORONTO (August 16, 2011): National Hockey League Players' Association Executive Director Don Fehr issued the following statement on the passing of Rick Rypien:

“All Players and NHLPA staff are saddened to learn of Rick’s passing. He was a respected member of our Association and will be greatly missed throughout the hockey community. Our sincere condolences go out to Rick’s family, friends and many fans.”