Timur Faizutdinov Bio, Wiki
Timur Faizutdinov is a 19-year-old hockey player from Russia who died after being hit in the head by a puck last Friday March 12th. Faizutdinov, a defenseman for Dynamo St. Petersburg’s junior team, was taken to a hospital after being hit during a game against Loko Yaroslavl, his team said in a statement posted to their website, which was translated from Russian. He died from the injury on Tuesday.
Dynamo Saint Petersburg defenseman Timur Faizutdinov has tragically passed away at the age of 19.
He had received a fatal head injury during an MHL match against Loko in Yaroslavl on March 12.
SKA Hockey Club extends its deepest condolences to Timur’s family and friends. pic.twitter.com/gDQkK43ILr
— SKA Ice Hockey Club (@hcSKA_News) March 16, 2021
“The puck hit the head area, the player was hospitalized in serious condition. Doctors fought for his life for three days,” the team said of Faizutdinov. “Forever at Dynamo. Forever in our hearts,” they added.
The team held a moment of silence for Faizutdinov during their game on Tuesday and shared a video from the ceremony on their Twitter page.
Timur Faizutdinov Video
A clip posted to social media reportedly showed the moment Faizutdinov was hit. In it, a Loko Yaroslavl player is seen attempting to strike the puck toward the goal. The puck instead flies up and hits Faizutdinov. After being struck, Faizutdinov grasps his face and falls to the ground.
The Russian Ice Hockey Federation posted a statement about the tragedy to their Twitter account on Tuesday, March 16th following Faizutdinov’s death.
“19-year-old Dynamo Saint Petersburg defenseman Timur Faizutdinov has tragically passed away,” they wrote. “He was in intensive care following a head injury sustained in an MHL match against Loko Yaroslavl on March 12,” their message continued. “The RIHF extends its deepest condolences to Timur’s family and friends.”