Colby Cave Wiki – Colby Cave Bio
Colby Cave (December 26, 1994 – April 11, 2020) was a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played for the Boston Bruins and Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Cave died Saturday morning after
Colby Cave Age
He was 25 years old.
Colby Cave Hospital & Health
Cave was placed in a medically induced coma Tuesday after suffering a brain bleed and undergoing emergency surgery to relieve pressure from a colloid cyst on his brain. On Wednesday, Emily wrote on Instagram that her husband needed a “miracle” and described how the family could not visit the hospital because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Colby Cave Death
Edmonton Oilers Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave died Saturday morning after, according to a statement released by his family. Cave was 25 years old.
Cave made his NHL debut in December 2017 and played 23 games for the Bruins before the Oilers picked him up off waivers in January 2019.
Colby Cave Wife
Cave’s wife, Emily, said through the team’s website:
“It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away early this morning,” Cave’s wife, Emily, wrote in a statement. “Both our families are in shock but know our Colby was loved dearly by us, his family and friends, the entire hockey community, and many more. We thank everyone for their prayers during this difficult time.”
In an Instagram post shared Wednesday,while adding that the family was not allowed to physically be in the hospital room with him due to COVID-19 visiting guidelines.
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Please wake up. Please wake up. It’s all I can keep asking, “he’s going to wake up right?” We need a miracle. Colby’s parents and myself, got to see him through a window and talk to him with a walkie talkie last night. We are no longer allowed to be in the hospital because Covid-19 rules. We have no idea when we will be allowed to see him again. The nurse has tied his wedding band to his ankle. I am dreaming of being able to touch you, hear your voice, squeeze your hand (3 times), and kiss you again. I love you so much, and my heart is shattered into a million pieces without my best friend 💛✨ Out of difficulties grows miracles- 1 Peter 5:10
Colby Cave Career
During the final season of his rookie contract with the Bruins in 2017–18, Cave received his first recall to the NHL on an emergency basis by the Bruins on December 21, 2017. He made his NHL debut, playing alongside line-mate and former Broncos junior teammate, Jake DeBrusk, in a 2–1 shootout victory over the Winnipeg Jets. He was then returned to Providence following the game.
Following another call-up by the Boston team in the 2018–19 season, on December 17, 2018, Cave scored his first NHL career goal in 4–0 shutout of the Montreal Canadiens. He remained with Boston to appear in 20 games, posting 1 goal and 5 points, before he was placed on waivers by the Bruins for re-assignment to the AHL. On January 15, 2019, Cave left the Bruins organization after he was claimed by the Edmonton Oilers.
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