Tragedy in the OHL as the London Knights announce the sudden death of 2021 first overall pick Abakar Kazbekov

Published December 17, 2022 at 1:20 PM

A real tragedy has just occurred in the OHL, as the London Knights have announced via an official statement that one of their players has suddenly died.

A sudden and tragic death, as Abakar Kazbekov, an 18 year old Russian player, has passed away.

The circumstances of his death have still not been disclosed. Kazbekov was actually playing in last nights game.

Kazbekov was the 1st overall pick in the 2021 U18 draft.

Our deepest condolences for this young man and his family.

Tonight's game between London and Flint has been postponed.

More details will follow.
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