Thursday, September 1, 2011

Oilers Update - Wade Belak Found Dead

Former Nashville Predator Wade Belak was found dead at his condo in Toronto yesterday.

The Nashville Predators released a statement about Belak's death.

"The Nashville Predators organization and family is shocked and saddened by the sudden and untimely passing of Wade Belak.  Wade was a beloved member of the oraganization, a terrific teammate and a wonderful father and husband who will be greatly missed.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Jennifer and children Andie and Alex.  We offer out full support to them at this very difficult time."

The cause of Belak's death has not yet been found, though police do not suspect foul play.

Belak was originally drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in 1994, he then went on to play with Colorado, Calgary, Florida, Toronto and finally retired from the Nashville Predators after being placed on waivers.

He was 35 years-old.

Oilers Update mourns the loss of Wade Belak and our condolences to his family and friends.


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