A plane crash in Russia… a pro hockey team on board. At least 43 people are dead.
FOX News Radio’s Jessica Golloher has more from Moscow:
Several of those killed were names known to even casual hockey fans, some with long NHL careers.
FOX News Radio’s Chris Hoenig has more on the players:
A list of NHL players and draft picks killed in the crash, with the teams they played for:
Pavol Demitra – Ottawa, St. Louis, LA, Minnesota, Vancouver
Jan Marek – NY Rangers (draft), LA
Karel Rachunek – Ottawa, NY Rangers, NJ
Stefan Liv – Grand Rapids (minor league), Toledo (minor league)
Ruslan Salei – Anaheim, Florida, Colorado, Detroit
Karlis Skrastins – Nashville, Colorado, Florida, Dallas
Josef Vasicek – Carolina, Nashville, NY Islanders
Alexander Vasyunov – NJ
Vitali Ankienko – Ottawa (draft)
Daniil Sobchenko – SJ (draft)
Ivan Tkachenko – Columbus (draft)
HEAD COACH: Brad McCrimmon – Boston, Philadelphia, Calgary, Detroit, Hartford, Phoenix
ASS’T COACH: Alexander Karpostev – NY Rangers, Chicago, NY Islanders, Toronto, Florida
ASS’T COACH: Igor Korolev – St. Louis, Winnipeg, Phoenix, Toronto, Chicago
Upon word of the crash… a hockey game in Ufa, Russia was cancelled midway through the game and a symbolic tapping of the ice with their hockey sticks to remember the dead.