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Tragedy in Kazakhstan League


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Ertis Pavlodar forward Dmitri Uchaykin, 33, died today at the hospital where he was hospitalised on March 29 after the received a violent charge on the head by Lithuanian Donatas Kumeliuskas during Kazakh League playoffs semifinal game between Ertis and Arystan Temirtau. According the first informations, Uchaykin after the hit left the ice by himself and passed the night at home, but in the early morning he felt sick and was immediately taken to hospital where he arrived in coma. After two days unconscious, he died at 04.00 AM this morning for a brain hemorrage.

Federation still hasn't taken any decision about Kumeliauskas' charge. Ertis asked to postponed today's game. On April 02 a requiem will be realized at Pavlodar Ice Arena. Uchaykin leaves a pregnant wife and a daughter. Born in Khabarovsk, he spent almost all his career in Amur, playing also for Yugra, Gazovik Tyumen and Yermak Angarsk. From 2010 he played in Ertis.

http://eurohockey.com/article/2476-dmitri-uchaykin-passed-away.html

Very Sad. Hope this never happens in the NHL.

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When players threaten NHL teams with the KHL route I just laugh. There are many many more reasons than money to live in North America. I know things like this happen over here too. They happen there a lot more commonly.

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