Discussion

Ex-Hawks die in Russian plane crash

Updated: September 7, 2011, 10:47 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

The Chicago Blackhawks joined the hockey community in mourning the deaths of at least 43 people in a Russian plane crash Wednesday.

Two former Hawks, Alexander Karpovtsev and Igor Korolev, were among those that died when the plane went down in Tunoshna, Russia.

Karpovtsev and Korolev were assistant coaches with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, which was flying to its opening game of the Continental Hockey League season.

"We stand together with the entire KHL, NHL and hockey world ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Who Can Compensate?
    The Bulls and Clips both are dealing with missing stars, and Jimmy Butler will stepping up in Chicago.

ALSO SEE

MORE NHL HEADLINES