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Jets forward Rypien found dead in Alberta home ^ | Tuesday, 08.16.2011 / 11:05 AM |

Posted on 08/16/2011 11:42:06 AM PDT by RitchieAprile

Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Alberta have confirmed that Winnipeg Jets forward Rick Rypien, 27, was found dead in his home in Crowsnest Pass, AB, on Monday.

According to a report in the Toronto Globe and Mail, RCMP officials confirmed the death was not of a suspicious nature.

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman issued the following statement regarding the death of Rypien:

"The National Hockey League sends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and teammates of Rick Rypien, who played the game with so much energy and emotion and whose passing fills us all with a sense of immeasurable sadness and sorrow.

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TOPICS: Canada; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alberta; hockey; jets; nhl
RIP Rick...
1 posted on 08/16/2011 11:42:14 AM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: RitchieAprile

Another member of the 27 Club. Sad.

2 posted on 08/16/2011 1:31:18 PM PDT by MCF
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