I didn't hear about the passing of Tyson Sievert until after supper tonight. I really almost didn't believe what I heard. My thoughts and prayers go out to Tyson's family and friends.
The Regina Pats press release:
Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats Hockey Club would like to extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of former Regina Pats player Tyson Sievert who tragically passed away late last night.
After starting his Western Hockey League career with the Moose Jaw Warriors and Saskatoon Blades, Tyson played with the Pats for the 2005-06 season.
Regina Pats President, Brent Parker “This is another tragedy to add to a long list over the past few months. We enjoyed the time that Tyson spent in our organization, he was just a good honest hard working Saskatchewan kid. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to his parents, Dale and Jackie and their family during this difficult time.”
Regina Pats General Manager, Chad Lang “We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Tyson. He was a great kid and a tremendous teammate. He competed hard and was willing to do whatever it took to help the team achieve its goals both on and off the ice. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his parents, Dale and Jackie and their entire family. We all will deeply miss Tyson.”