Was Matiss Kivlenieks Married?
No, Matiss Kivlenieks had no girlfriend or wife until his death. Nothing was found on his social media. So we can say that he was not involved in any relationship till his death.
Between 2012 and 2021, Matīss Edmunds Kivlenieks was a goaltender for Prizma Riga of the Latvian Hockey Higher League (LHL), the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League (AHL), and the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was born on August 26, 1996, in Riga, Latvia.
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Kivlenieks and teammate Columbus goaltender Elvis Merzlikins attended a ride-along session at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course last week. Kivlenieks was in the United States for the summer.
He was 24 years old.
Matīss Kivlenieks Death Cause (What Happened?)
Kivlenieks died on July 4, 2021, in Novi, Michigan, at the age of 24. He died in a “tragic accident,” according to the Blue Jackets, after sustaining an apparent head injury in a fall.
When a firework went off, Kivlenieks and his pals jumped out of their hot tub, slipping and hitting his head on the concrete. The cause of death, according to initial medical examiner reports, was chest damage caused by a firework mortar. The mortar-style firework tilted slightly and began to fire toward individuals close Sunday night, according to police in Novi, Michigan.
Kivleniek was in a hot tub with numerous other people, according to police Lt. Jason Meier. The fire department and EMTs arrived at a private property at 10:13 p.m. local time on Sunday, according to Meier.
John Davidson, the team’s president, issued a statement, “Kivlenieks was an outstanding young man who greeted every day and everyone with a smile and the impact he had during his four years with our organization will not be forgotten”.
Nick Foligno, a former captain of the Blue Jackets, stated, “Kivlenieks didn’t take one day for granted which makes this tragedy even more hard to bear!”
In response to Kivlenieks’ death, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman issued a statement. He said, “On behalf of the NHL family, we extend our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and teammates in both the Blue Jackets organization and his native country of Latvia,”
“His love for life and passion for the game will be deeply missed by all those who have been fortunate to have him as a teammate and a friend.”