In Memory...

I recently learned that we have also lost former Head Coach Vasily Tikhonov and former player Joe Cleary. I will be updating with more information about these two former Blades that we lost too soon.

 

 
Vasily Tikhonov

Vasily Tikhonov fell from a fourth floor apartment while
repairing a protective screen. Tikhonov is surived by
this wife and son Viktor, a first-round
draft pick of the Phoenix Coyotes in 2008.
 

 

 
Joe Cleary


 

 

 
Mike Colman
August 4, 1968-April 5, 1994

Michael Colman died as a result of injuries he suffered in an
automobile accident.
 

Jeff Batters
October 23, 1970-August 23, 1996

Jeff Batters died as a result of injuries he suffered in an
automobile accident.


Alexander Osadchy
July 19, 1975-December 15, 1996

Alexander Osadchy was found dead in his Moscow, Russia
apartment

 


Alexei Yegorov
May 21, 1975-March 2, 2002

Alexei Yegerov died as a result of a drug overdose.

Bryan Fogarty
June 11, 1969-March 6, 2002

Bryan Forgarty died of an enlarged heart, while vacationing
in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is buried at Holy Cross
Cemetery in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.

 

Last updated October 5, 2015