London Knight Abakar Kazbekov passes away suddenly

The London Knights and the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) are mourning the sudden passing of player Abakar Kazbekov on Saturday.

According to a tweet from the London Knights, Abakar Kazbekov passed away suddenly at the age of 18.

The Knights said that in the wake of Kazbekov’s passing, Saturday’s game at Budweiser Gardens against the Flint Firebirds has been postponed.

“Our thoughts are with his family, friends and teammates,” the Knights said in a statement on Twitter.

Originally from Moscow, Russia, Kazbekov had been with the London Knights since 2021 and played centre position.

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