Who is Timur Faizutdinov? Bio, Wiki, Age, Russian Hockey Player, Hit By Puck, Death Cause Details

Timur Faizutdinov Bio/Wiki

According to team and league officials, a Russian hockey player named Timur Faizutdinov died after being struck in the head with a puck during practice.

Timur Faizutdinov, defenseman for Dynamo St. Petersburg’s junior team, was hit during a Junior Hockey League playoff game in Yaroslavl against Loko Yaroslavl on Friday.

Age

He was 19 years old.

Hit By Puck (Death Cause Details)

Faizutdinov was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, where doctors “fought for his life for three days,” but were unable to save him, according to team members.

The team’s upcoming quarterfinal game on Tuesday will be played in honor of Faizutdinov and will begin with a moment of silence.

The team’s statement continued, “Forever at Dynamo,”

“Forever in our hearts.”

On Tuesday, the league also released a video tribute to Faizutdinov, which featured his teammates on the ice in front of a large video screen with a picture of him.

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