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by Alanah McGinley on 09/27/07 at 08:23 PM ET
From The Star,
Darcy Robinson, a Canadian playing for Asiago of the Italian hockey league, died during Thursday’s season-opening game. He was 26.
The native of Kamloops, B.C., fell to the ice without being hit during the first period of a game with Renon and was rushed to a local hospital where he died, Asiago said. No cause of death was given. The game was suspended.
Robinson was beginning his second season with Asiago. The defenceman, who held dual Canadian-Italian citizenship, played junior hockey in Saskatoon and Red Deer. He was selected 233rd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1999 draft.
*For more on Robinson, see his player page on hockeydb.com
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