Chad Staley has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 10, 2020.
Former Alaska forward Chad Staley passed away suddenly yesterday at the age of 25. Staley, a native of Kennewick, Wash., graduated after last season following a four-year career with the Nanooks.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
We are saddened to learn about the sudden passing of former Alaska hockey player, Chad Staley (‘19). Chad was always the first to lend a hand, picked you up when you were feeling down & had an unmatched work ethic. A teammate & friend we will never forget, we will miss you 22. pic.twitter.com/4L5NgaAvth
— Alaska Hockey (@NanooksHockey) March 10, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former Spruce Kings captain Chad Staley at the age of 25. Chad was a Spruce King from 2012-2015. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this time. ❤️💙 #RIP22 | #ForeverASpruceKing pic.twitter.com/AQsCCKOx1q
— Prince George Spruce Kings (@SpruceKings) March 10, 2020