Friends, family and the hockey community are mourning the loss of Saginaw Spirit forward Terry Trafford after his body was discovered on Tuesday evening. The Ontario Hockey League team said it had been notified by the Michigan State Police that the body was that of the 20-year-old Toronto native.
"Our deepest condolences are with Terry’s family and his friends both in Ontario and Michigan," said the team in release. "Terry played on our team and was a member of the Spirit family for the last four years and he will be missed."
A cause of death has yet to be released by Michigan State Police, who are still investigating.
OHL commissioner Dave Branch also released a statement in which he said counseling would be made available to all teams in the league. The OHL also postponed Saginaw's game against the Soo Greyhounds scheduled for Wednesday night.
"We will work closely with the Saginaw Spirit to provide any support required to the players and staff during this very difficult time," saidRead More »from Saginaw Spirit forward Terry Trafford found dead