Legendary NHL player Petr Klima has passed away, leaving the hockey world in shock.
Klima, who played in 786 NHL games, scored a whopping 313 goals and 573 points in his illustrious career.
However, he was no stranger to controversy, frequently finding himself in trouble with the disciplinary system.
Petr Klima Cause Of Death
Off the ice, Klima was known for his tumultuous behavior and at one point was even suspended from the Red Wings alongside Bob Probert. But despite his troubled past, Klima remained a fixture in the hockey world after retiring from the game.
He was involved in various aspects of the sport, including writing an article about hockey for the Czech newspaper iSport.cz earlier this year.
Just a few days ago, Klima’s son Kevin competed in the finals of the Czech league, and Klima was there to watch him play.
The media in the Czech Republic reports that the cause of death is currently unknown, leaving fans and loved ones alike wondering what could have happened to this hockey legend.
We’ll keep you updated as we learn more about this tragic loss. Stay tuned to Fox News for more breaking news.