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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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4/22/1968 - 12/12/2017

Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Zarley Zalapski

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski has died at age 49, according to the Calgary Flames. No cause of death was given. Zalapski, a native of Edmonton, played 637 NHL games for Calgary, Pittsburgh, Hartford, Montreal and Philadelphia from 1987 to 2000. He was with the Flames from 1993 to 1998. Click to get weekly celebrity death news delivered to your inbox. Zalapski was a member of the Canadian team that finished fourth in the 1988 Winter...
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