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.
Jeff Batters Alexander Osadchy was found dead in his Moscow, Russia   Alexei Yegerov died as a result of a drug overdose. Bryan Fogarty
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.
August 4, 1968-April 5, 1994Michael Colman died as a result of injuries he suffered in an
October 23, 1970-August 23, 1996Jeff Batters died as a result of injuries he suffered in an
July 19, 1975-December 15, 1996
May 21, 1975-March 2, 2002
June 11, 1969-March 6, 2002Bryan 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
Alexander Osadchy was found dead in his Moscow, Russia
Alexei Yegerov died as a result of a drug overdose.