A well-known professional Hockey player, Vladimir Nikiforov sadly passed away at the age of 34. The news of his death made everyone shocked including his fans and family. It is disheartening to announce the death of a professional celebrity. Since the news of Vladimir’s passing went viral, fans and big celebrities started to pay tribute to him and expressed their beloved player.
The team of the ice hockey player is also mourning the passing of the ice hockey. He was a prominent player of the ice hockey community. Vladimir was the son of an ice hockey coach. According to the sources, he was a winger for the team Tulsa Oilers.
Many people have been devastated after learning the tragic news of the ice hockey player. His sudden death has made everyone upset. As per the sources, the news of his death was confirmed through an official Twitter page of the Ontario Hockey League, the tweet reads,” The #OHL is saddened by the news of the loss of former @OHLBarrieColts and @StingHockey forward Vladimir Nikiforov, who passed away on Thursday at the young age of 34″. Some other teams of the league is paying tribute to him and expressing their sorrow.
Who Was Vladimir Nikiforov?
As per the Internet sources, he was the beloved son of head coach Aleksey Nikiforov. His father is a former hockey player and now, he has become a coach of the ice hockey team. Vladimir’s father used to play for Dinamo Riga during his playing Span and he is the coach of Lithuanian. Along with this, he was also serving as a coach of New York’s Junior Bobcats of Atlantic Junior Hockey League. Also, Aleksey is well known for his coaching to Long Island Hockey Players.
Vladimir Nikiforov was living with his family at Long Island. He was also used to encourage the youngsters on how can they lift their career in the sports. His instruction inspired many youngsters. At the time of his death, he was 34-years-old. He was born on October 7, 1987, in Elektrenai, LTU. He had a beautiful wife and a child. The family has broken from inside after learning about him.
Some of the sources are beliving that Vladimir’s son, Max is just 10-years-old and at this time, he lost his beloved father which is the biggest shock of his life. Vladimir’s sister, Katya Sandler managed a GoFoundMe page to collect the fundraiser for his funeral and obituary. The whole family is suffering from heartbreaking news. He will be always remembered by his family.