Tweets honouring the life of Ray Emery came flooding in after the news of his tragic passing on Sunday.
Emery reportedly drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, after police received a call early Sunday morning. His body was recovered later in the afternoon, when Emery was pronounced dead. He was 35.
Emery played with the Senators, Flyers, Blackhawks and Ducks from 2003-2015, earning the nickname ”Razor” for his aggressive style of play.
Members of the hockey community are now sharing memories of Ray and their time spent playing with him, working with him, or just getting to watch him.
So sad to hear the tragic news about Ray Emery- was a great teammate and person #rip
— James van Riemsdyk (@JVReemer21) July 15, 2018
Ray was a great teammate and an even better friend. Rest in peace Razor. I’ll miss you man. pic.twitter.com/NNHNc1Swyd
— Claude Giroux (@28CGiroux) July 15, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ray’s family and friends. Rest in peace, Razor. pic.twitter.com/fInQmuXCWJ
— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) July 15, 2018
Horrible to hear about the tragic passing of Ray Emery. He was an incredible NHL goalie that accomplished so much in the game, a lot of which went under the radar. He was also one of my favorite @TorontoMarlies teammates in his brief time with us. Rest In Peace to a legend #Razor
— Garret Sparks (@GSparks40) July 15, 2018
— NHL (@NHL) July 15, 2018
I will always remember Ray as a good person first & foremost. I envied his demeanor. He had a contagious personality. People were drawn to him. I made close friendships bc of him @DaveBolland I will never forget his selflessness. Man this hurts. Rest easy Uncle Ray Ray pic.twitter.com/hWsl9SNVwE
— Daniel Carcillo (@CarBombBoom13) July 15, 2018