Draisaitl’s teammate Cave died after bleeding from the brain

Edmonton's Colby Cave died after bleeding from the brain. Photo: Gene J. Puskar / AP / TEH (Image: TEH) (Photo: Gene J. Puskar / AP / TEH)

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Toronto – Ice hockey pro Colby Cave, Leon Draisaitl’s teammate at Edmonton Oilers, has died of a brain hemorrhage. The 25-year-old died early in the morning, the von Cave family said via its NHL team from Edmonton.

The Canadian had suffered a cerebral hemorrhage a few days ago and had a colloid cyst removed in an emergency operation.

The German international Draisaitl then sent recovery requests via Instagram and wrote: “My prayers are with you and your family, Colby.” Attackers Cave had scored a goal for the Oilers this season.

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