Boris Sadecky, a Slovak professional ice hockey player who played professionally for Bratislava Capitals of the bet-at-home ICE Hockey League sadly passed away on Wednesday, November 3rd. On Saturday, October 30, Sadecky collapsed to the ice near the end of the first period in a game against the Dornbirn Bulldogs without any interference of any kind. He was rushed to the hospital by ambulance and the game was cancelled.
The ICE Hockey League (International Central European Hockey League) updated that he had passed away on Wednesday. “With deep sadness and regret in our hearts, we announce the death of our player Boris Sádecky. Our condolences go out to his family and friends. After consulting Boris’ family, we will not publish any further information at the moment. We ask everyone to respect their privacy,” said sports director Dusan Pasek.
Boris Sadecky Career
Sadecky who was born on April 20, 1997, in Trenčín, Slovakia had been playing professional hockey since 2015, mostly in his home country of Slovakia. He played as a forward for HK Dukla Trenčín, HK Orange 20 and HC Slovan Bratislava.
He also played two seasons in the KHL, suiting up for 42 games in total. He had just joined the Bratislava Capitals over the summer and had managed seven points (4G, 3A) in 11 games.
Boris Sadecky Tributes
KHL wrote in a tribute on Facebook, “Kontinental Hockey League is saddened by the death of former HC SLOVAN Bratislava player Boris Sádecký 🇸🇰. He was 24. During the 52-game KHL career Sádecký scored 2 goals. His first one in the league was named best goal of the 2017-18 season. Rest in peace, Boris.”
HC Pustertal wrote in a tribute, “An incredibly sad day for the whole icehockey world. Shocked and deeply saddened, the entire HCP-organization would like to express to the family of Boris Sádecký, his friends, and his club, the iClinic Bratislava Capitals, the most heartfelt condolences on the tragic loss of the only 24 years old forward. Still surreal. Rest in peace, Boris! 😔 #UnitedByPassion.”
Our sincere condolences to the family, friends and fans of Boris Sadecky.