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Died former hockey player “Siberia” Samvel Macan

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DescriptionSamvel Macan© Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS

TASS, 6 Oct. The former defender of the Novosibirsk club of the Continental hockey League (KHL) “Siberia” Samvel Macan died at the age of 29 years. About it reports a press-service of Federation of hockey of Russia (FHR).

In July 2018 at Mngazana was diagnosed with a tumor of the spine. Within six months, the athlete was treated in the German Freiburg.

“Didn’t become a hockey player Samvel Macana. Within a year he had struggled with a serious illness, but could not defeat the disease, Samvel was 29 years old. The ice hockey Federation of Russia expresses its deepest condolences to the family, partners, anyone who knew Samvel Macana”, – stated in the message.

Macan advocated Vladivostok “Admiral” in 2015-2018, after which he signed a two-year contract with “Siberia”. Only in the NHL the player has played 183 of the match with 13 (4 goals + 9 assists) points.

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