Ray Emery, former Senators, Flyers and Blackhawks goalie, passed away over the weekend.
Rest in peace, Ray Emery. https://t.co/sPsYOlHDX9
The 35-year old Hamilton, Ontario natives body was found in the western tip of Lake Ontario, according to the Hamilton Police Department on Sunday.
“Mr. Emery was taking a swim this morning and the circumstances around that are a part of the investigation,” said Inspector Marty Schulenberg. “Those details remain to be uncovered by our investigators.”
But no foul play was suspected and its believed the former Stanley Cup winner drowned. Noted for his taste for adventure and reputation as a loyal teammate and fierce competitor who could throw hands with the best of them, Emerys life was mourned by fans and the NHL community.
So sad to hear.. RIP to the legend himself, Ray Emery.
RIP Ray Emery. Thanks for helping make that 2013 Blackhawks team so unbelievably special
Emery was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the fourth-round of the 2011 NHL draft. In his 11 year NHL career, the “Razor” was recognized for his aggressiveness, which helped the Senators reach the Stanley Cup Final in 2007 and helped the Blackhawks win the Cup in 2013, where he was a backup to goalie Corey Crawford. He amassed a career NHL record of 145-86-28 with 16 shutouts.