NHL star Colby Cave dies after undergoing brain surgery aged 25

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NHL star Colby Cave has  died, he was aged 25 .

He died after suffering a brain bleed.

Colby Cave underwent surgery on a brain cyst on Tuesday.

The Edmonton Oilers forward will be remembered for his prowess and steadfastness on the field of play.

 Cave went under the knife to remove a cyst that was causing pressure on his brain having been airlifted to Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto on Tuesday.

He was placed in a medically induced coma upon arrival having originally been admitted to hospital in Barrie, Ontario on Monday.

Cave’s wife Emily posted a heartfelt message of hope to her departed husband on Instagram on Wednesday.

It read: “We need a miracle.

“Colby’s parents and myself, got to see him through a window and talk to him with a walkie talkie last night.

“We have no idea when we will be allowed to see him again.

His agent Jason Davidson has since confirmed his death was nothing to do with coronavirus.

May his soul R.i.P