He was one of the protagonists of the legendary “Miracle on Ice” in 1980.
Now hockey icon Mark Pavlich is 63 years old.
Former New York Rangers club wrote “Our thoughts go to their loved ones Mark.”
The 1980 Olympic gold medal in hockey is a legend in the history of American sports. It is one of America’s greatest athletic victories of all time and has been dubbed by the legendary name “Miracle on Ice”.
The hero is dead
He was one of the champions of the 1980 Olympic gold team in Lake Placid Mark Pavelic. Now came the tragic news of the death of the American national hero.
On Thursday, Pavelish was found dead in central Minnesota. During the last months of the hockey legend’s life, he was taken care of in a home treatment for mental illnesses.
1980 Olympic Gold Medal
Found dead at Eagle’s Healing Nest treatment home in Sauk Center, Minnesota. Pavelish was 63 years old and the cause of death is still unknown.
The Olympic gold medal announced by Obada in 1980 has become the biggest highlight of America in his career. But he was also a solid scorer in the National Hockey League.
There were 7 National Hockey League seasons and a total of 329 points in 355 matches for the New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars and San Jose Sharks. Pavelish also played several seasons in Switzerland and Italy, becoming champion of Italy in the 1987/88 season.
I worry about NHL
The NHL New York Rangers spoke after the tragic news about the hockey icon.
The New York Rangers are saddened to hear of the death of Mark Pavlich. His determination, passion, and impressive understanding of the game earned him massive fans’ love during his five years in New York. Our thoughts go to Mark’s loved ones, “writes the Twitter Club.
The US National Team is also writing an emotional social media post for its Olympic gold champion.
“We are saddened by the death of Mark Pavelic, Olympic gold medalist in 1980. We want to express our deepest condolences to Mark’s family and friends. Forever a part of hockey history,” they write on Twitter.
In the famous Olympic final against the Soviet Union when the United States miraculously won the gold in the World Cup, it was Paveli who helped his team-mate. Mike Irions A decisive victory goal. Now greetings and condolences are pouring into social media for the 63-year-old deceased.
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