Konstantin Koltsov’s Unexpected Passing Ruled Apparent Suicide

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Konstantin Koltsov Russian Player

Konstantin Koltsov the ex-pro hockey player from Belarus who was dating tennis player Aryna Sabalenka, passed away at 42. The police say it looks like he took his own life(Suicide).

Miami Police Department explained in their statement which sent to Reuters that Police. It is explained that Police had received a call at 12:39 am on Monday. It has been saw at St. Regis Bal Harbour resort that a man jumping off from balcony. Miami Police told that Homicide Bureau has taken over the investigation.

Konstantin Koltsov and his Girlfriend Aryna Sabalenka enjoying a morning

Konstantin Koltsov was a Belarusian professional ice hockey player. He played parts of three seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League between 2002 and 2006. Internationally Koltsov played for the Belarusian national team at the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics and at nine World Championships. He served as an assistant coach for Salavat Yulaev Ufa in the Kontinental Hockey League. He served as head coach for the Belarusian national team.

Awards and Honors:

Koltsov was drafted to the NHL in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft as the Pittsburgh Penguins’ first round pick. He played for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the AHL in the 2002 to 2003 season. He started playing full time for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 to 2004 season. Totally playing 82 games and scoring nine goals and twenty assists. Here, some awards are mention below received by Konstantin Koltsov.

Awards & Hons. NameYear
Kubok Spartaka2001
Kubok Presidenta Respubliki Bashkortostan2006
Kubok Romazana2006
Kubok Polesya2007
Russian Super League2008
Konstantin Koltsov received these awards from 2001 to 2006

Koltsov moved between Wilkes-Barre and Pittsburg where he stayed in the NHL in the end of the season. On the other side Penguins not extending a qualifying offer. Koltsov became an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2006. In August 2006 he returned to Russia, signing a contract to play for Ufa of the Russian Super League.

In the 2007-2008 season, Koltsov played for Salavat Yulaev Ufa, and they won the RSL League. Where as the RSL merged into the KHL in 2008 to 2009.

On November 27, 2016, Koltsov called it quits on his hockey career after playing for a solid 18 seasons. That was his official retirement day from the game.

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