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NHL Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

While the NHL may lack some of the glitz and glamour of its rivals, arguably no pro league in North America boasts such dedicated fans. When an NHL great passes on, hockey aficionados everywhere feel the impact of his death. This memorial site was created to honor and remember players, coaches and others associated with the National Hockey League.
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NHL Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Lewis Katz

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lewis Katz, a self-made man who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA's New Jersey Nets, NHL's New Jersey Devils and The Philadelphia Inquirer, died in a weekend plane crash. He was 72. Katz died Saturday night in a Massachusetts crash that claimed six other lives. His death was confirmed Sunday by his son, Drew, and his business partner Harold H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest. Katz grew up in working-class Camden, New...
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This NHL memorial site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

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