Gino Odjick Cause Of Death: Former Vancouver Canucks left winger Gino Odjick dies at 52

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Gino Odjick Cause Of Death:    Gino Odjick, a former NHL player, died of a heart attack on Sunday while on his way to get leg bandages at a Vancouver hospital.

He was 52.

Gino Odjick Cause Of Death: Former Vancouver Canucks left winger Gino Odjick dies at 52

Odjick was diagnosed with amyloidosis, a disease that attacks the organs and the heart, in 2014.

As of Monday morning, three of Odjick’s four NHL teams had expressed their condolences.

The New York Islanders wrote on Twitter, “The New York Islanders are deeply saddened to learn the passing of former family member, Gino Odjick. The team extends our condolences to the Odjick family and friends.”

Between 1990 and 2002, Odjick played in the NHL for the Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers, and Montreal Canadiens.

Odjick holds the record for most minutes spent in the penalty box in Canucks history, with 2,127.

Gino Odjick Cause Of Death: Former Vancouver Canucks left winger Gino Odjick dies at 52
Gino Odjick #29 of the Vancouver Canucks skates on the ice during an NHL game circa 1995 at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Odjick led the league in penalty minutes with 371 during the 1996-97 season.

source:nsemwokrom.com

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