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Son Of Erik Karlsson And His Wife Melinda Passes Away

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators issued the following statement regarding team captain Erik Karlsson and his wife, Melinda.

"The collective thoughts and prayers of the Ottawa Senators organization, the city of Ottawa and entire hockey community rest with Erik and Melinda Karlsson following the loss of their son.

We ask that you respect the family's wishes for privacy during the grieving process."


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Wings_in_NYC's avatar

That is beyond horrible. Makes everything else seem so meaningless.

Posted by Wings_in_NYC on 03/20/18 at 03:00 PM ET

TreKronor's avatar

Agreed NYC.  This is horrible.

Posted by TreKronor on 03/20/18 at 03:24 PM ET

Paul's avatar

My understanding is the child was due to be born in about a month.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/20/18 at 06:47 PM ET

bigfrog's avatar

Just horrible to lose a child. sick

Posted by bigfrog on 03/20/18 at 07:32 PM ET

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