The real reason for the sudden death of young Abakar Kazbekov might be known and it is very sad

Published December 18, 2022 at 1:10 PM

As we sadly reported yesterday, a real tragedy has occurred in the OHL, as the London Knights have announced via an official statement that one of their players has died suddenly.

A sudden and tragic death, as Abakar Kazbekov, an 18 year old Russian player, is no more.

The entire hockey world is in mourning and our thoughts are with Kazbekov's family.

The circumstances of this tragedy have not been revealed publicly, but RDS journalist Stéphane Leroux published this:

In all likelihood and according to the first information the young player of the Knights Abakar Kazbekov would unfortunately have committed suicide

This is very sad, and once again, our hearts go out to his family.

Kazbekov was the 1st overall pick in the 2021 U18 OHL draft and was in uniform the day before yesterday for the Knights.
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