Found August 06, 2013 on The Hockey Guys:
Photo credit: Detroit Free Press By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Monday night, the Red Wings family lost another member of its family far too early. Former left wing Shawn Burr passed at the age of 47 after suffering a massive head trauma as the result of a fall earlier that day. Burr had been battling leukemia in recent years. Burr becomes the fourth member of the 1991-92 Detroit team to pass far too soon. Burr joins Bob Probert, Steve Chiasson, and Brad McCrimmon. Another teammate, Vladimir Konstantinov continues to live with the debilitating injuries that he suffered in a limousine crash following a private party to celebrate Detroit’s Stanley Cup victory in June of 1997. Burr hailed from Sarnia, Ontario. Detroit drafted Burr seventh overall in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. He spent 11 of his 16 NHL seasons playing for the Red Wings. He finished his career with two years in Tampa Bay and two years in San Jose. In 1999-00, He played four games for Tampa Bay then finished the season for t...
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