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Canucks pay tribute to Rick Rypien

Updated: October 18, 2011, 11:54 PM ET
Associated Press

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The Vancouver Canucks paid tribute to former teammate Rick Rypien on Tuesday night with a video honoring the Vancouver enforcer who committed suicide in the offseason after struggling with depression for a decade.

The club showed the video before its game against the New York Rangers. The Canucks also announced they will make a $50,000 donation in Rypien's name to BC Children's Hospital Foundation.

Rypien wasn't one to seek such attention.

"He ...

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