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Peter Budaj laments the loss of his former teammate Marek Svatos

Peter Budaj and Marek Svatos were teammates, country mates and friends. Needless to say the Los Angeles Kings goaltender was taken aback when Svatos passed away in his Lone Tree, Colo. home late last year. “It was tough to swallow, definitely a little bit of shock,” Budaj told Terry Frei of the Denver Post. “It’s sad for Marek, but it’s going to be even more sad for his...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Autopsy shows former Avalanche forward Marek Svatos died of overdose

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit More details have emerged in the tragic death of former Colorado Avalanche forward Marek Svatos. In a report released Monday, the Douglas County...
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December 05, 2016

Former Avalanche player Marek Svatos died of overdose

LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) Authorities say former Colorado Avalanche player Marek Svatos (SVAH'-tohs) died of a drug overdose. According to an autopsy report released Monday, the 34-year-old had several drugs in his system at the time of his death on Nov. 5, including anti-anxiety medication and painkillers. It also said that drug paraphernalia was found near him at his home in the...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Marek Svatos battled drug issues, died of drug overdose

Former Colorado Avalanche forward Marek Svatos tragically passed away at the age of 34 last month. Svatos was found dead at his Colorado home. This week, the cause of his death was officially confirmed. According the Denver Post, Svatos passed away after overdosing on drugs. The report unveiled that Svatos dealt with suicidal thoughts and was found with a cocktail of drugs in his...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Coroner completes autopsy on Marek Svatos; cause of death not yet determined

The Douglas County Coroner’s Office has completed its autopsy on former Colorado Avalanche winger Marek Svatos, but additional medical studies and investigation still needed could lead to examination by a neuropathologist, said Jill Romann, the coroner. Because Svatos was an athlete who could have suffered head trauma, she is considering an examination of his brain. Tests that...
Via The Denver Post
November 07, 2016

Former Avalanche player Marek Svatos found dead at 34

LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) Former Colorado Avalanche player Marek Svatos (SVAH'-tohs) has died at his home in Colorado. The 34-year-old Svatos was found dead late Friday night. Police have not released a cause of death or said whether the death is suspicious. Svatos lived in Lone Tree, a suburb of Denver. Authorities say he was identified by a family member at the home. Svatos was...
Via Associated Press
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Colorado Avalanche skater Marek Svatos passes away at 34

Sad news in the hockey world as former Colorado Avalanche forward Marek Svatos has passed away at the age of the 34. We're sad to learn about passing of former Slovak national team, @Avalanche player Marek Svatos. More later on https://t.co/ldDBa42X8a pic.twitter.com/AR02xcYy0K — IIHF (@IIHFHockey) November 6, 2016 Drafted 227th overall in 2001, Svatos quickly made a name...
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November 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Avalanche winger Marek Svatos dies, at age 34, in Lone Tree

Former Colorado Avalanche winger Marek Svatos, 34, died Saturday in Lone Tree. The team received word of his death and is expected to issue a statement Sunday morning. Svatos’ death first was reported by Slovakian journalist and author David Puchovsky, who also is president of the Avalanche’s European fan club, Eurolanche. Svatos was from Kosice, Slovakia, and was living in the...
Via The Denver Post
November 06, 2016

BREAKING: Former Avalanche winger Marek Svatos passes away at 34

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Former Colorado Avalanche winger Marek Svatos died on Saturday in Lone Tree, according to multiple reports. Svatos was 34. The Košice, Czechoslovakia...
Via Mile High Sports
November 06, 2016

Marek Svatos has reportedly passed away.

It was announced by the IIHF, and news sites posting on Twitter such as TSN and Sportsnet, this morning that Marek Svatos died sometime on November 5th, 2016 in Denver. We do not know anymore details at this time, but will be updating you with the sad information as we get it. Svatos was only 34. Svatos was a Slovakian player who was drafted 227th overall by the Colorado Avalanche...
Via Mile High Hockey
November 06, 2016

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