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Stefan Liv – Ice Hockey Goalie – Tribute

September 8, 2011

Stefan Liv @wiki

Stefan Daniel Patryk Liv (born Patryk Śliż, 21 December 1980 – 7 September 2011) was a Polish-born Swedish professional ice hockey player. Liv played professionally in Sweden, North America and Russia. Liv played nine seasons for HV71 in Sweden. He played one season of minor league hockey in North America then returned to Europe. Upon his return, he played three seasons in Sweden, then moved to Russia in 2009. He was a member of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL when he died with the rest of the team (except Alexander Galimov) in a plane crash. He was a member of several Swedish national teams, including the 2006 Olympic championship team.

Born 21 December 1980
Gdynia, Poland
Died 7 September 2011 (aged 30)
near Yaroslavl, Russia
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Position: Goaltender
Catches: Left
Played for: HV71 (SEL), Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL), Toledo Storm (ECHL), HC Sibir (KHL), Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (KHL)
National team: Sweden
NHL Draft: 102nd overall, 2000 Detroit Red Wings
Playing career: 1999–2011

Update:

Det är dags att gå hem nu – Stefan Liv

Update 2:

Mattis & Borka (Canada – Russia junior hockey final 2011)

January 6, 2011

I think many people stopped watching after 3-0 😉

Oh, and here’s the Canada – Sweden game from earlier in the same tournament: