This morning around 8:00 AM Eastern, a plane crash near the city of Yaroslavl in Central Russia has claimed the lives of at least 43 people, according to Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry. The majority of victims were members of the Kontinental Hockey League club, Lokomotiv.
These are people who are professional athletes and played the game of Hockey. Included are 7 former NHL Players. One of which was Brad McCrimmon who was their head coach. My condolences to all of the families, affected by this.
Please visit http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=587792 for more information