DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : NHL defenceman Pat Stapleton has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 9, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
PAT STAPLETON – JULY 4/40 – APL 8/20 It is with much sadness that we inform you of the passing of Team Canada 1972 member Pat Stapleton. Pat was a passionate advocate of the Power of Teamwork message Canada’s Team of the Century held for all Canadians @sportshall @SLegionnaires pic.twitter.com/rglz6eDpBO
— Team Canada 1972 (@TeamCanada1972) April 9, 2020
The Blackhawks express our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and teammates of Pat Stapleton, who passed away last night.
As a former team captain and member of the Blackhawks Alumni Association, Stapleton’s contributions to the organization will forever be remembered. pic.twitter.com/LJK0wh0ee6
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) April 9, 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.