Today, Sergei Zholtok passed away at the young age of 31. Today, Sergei Zholtok passed away at the young age of 31. “Zholtok excused himself from a game in Belarus with five minutes left and collapsed and died on the way to the room. ” The suspected cause of death is a heart failure, specifically cardiac arrhythmia.

It seems as if there is no good new in the hockey world recently…

9 Responses to R.I.P. ZHOLTOK

  1. corky says:

    Thoughts and Prayers go out to the Zholtok family!!!

  2. hockeyhead says:

    oh my god, i remember when he broke in with the bruins…what a sad moment for me.

    prayers go out.

  3. wayne2 says:

    I remember him from his sens days,a decent player that concentrated on playing hard,great

    skater.Prayers and thoughts to family and friends.

  4. 19Yzerman says:

    WOW what a shocker. I do recall seeing him score a few goals and it seemed his goals would come at very opportunistic moments.

    My condolences go out to all of his family, friends and loved ones.

  5. the_hockey_bandit says:

    One of the players that were fun to watch, with his speed and knowledge of hockey.

    He will be missed.

    Our hearts go out to the family that they may get through this hard time.

    Good luck…

  6. habsoverserver says:

    That is terrible news. He left a wife and two sons.

    He sat out seven games a year ago due to fainting spells.

    I remember his great 99-00 season with the Habs on a line with Zubrus and Petrov. He also was a standout player in the 02-03 Minnesota playoff run.

    Horrible shame.

  7. LeafyMcLeaf says:

    Very sad, I spend a few weeks away from the hockey world to do school work, and some one dies.

    Sergei Zholtok was just getting good. Sad he couldn’t continue his, well not development, but improvement.

    Wife and two sons. Man, heart goes out to those who were left behind. *Takes moment of silence* Sucks he never won a cup…….. if theres a hockey league inn heaven, he’s lighting up the lamp right now.

  8. Rushing says:

    Man, that just caught me by surprise.

    Prayers not only go towards his family but to the NHL.

    What a loss.

  9. hockeyhead says:

    all time leading goal scorer and points for providence ahl.

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