Colby Cave Wiki – Biography
Colby Cave was a Canadian professional ice hockey center who played for the Boston Bruins and Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was first played locally with the Battlefords Stars in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League from 2009 to 2011. He was drafted to the major junior level with the 13th selection in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft in 2009 by the Kootenay Ice.
Cave’s rights were later exchanged by Kootenay to the Swift Current Broncos on January 9, 2011. After allowing to terms with the Broncos, he made his debut at the tail end of the 2010–11 season, appearing in a single game.
In his third full season with the Broncos, Cave was named team captain. He continued his improvement by elevating his offensive game to almost a point-per-game pace finishing with 70 points in 72 games. Eligible for the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Cave was listed 157th overall by ISS Hockey, but, he was passed over.
After his final junior season, placing another on the club in points with 75 in 72 games, Cave was signed as an undrafted free agent to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Boston Bruins on April 4, 2015. He was quickly reassigned to play out the remainder of the 2014–15 season with American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Providence Bruins.
Colby Cave Age
Colby Cave was 25 years old. He was born on December 26, 1994, in North Battleford, Canada. He died on April 11, 2020.
Colby married his wife Emily. But Emily and Colby had not yet been married for one year. She wrote, “I never dreamed of being a widow before our first wedding anniversary.”
Colby and his wife Emily had one children.
Cause of Death
Colby died on Saturday April 11, 2020 at the age of 25. He suffering a brain Bleed before this week. According to his family statement, They wrote, “I (Emily, Cave’s wife) and 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.”
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According to Emily Instagram, She wrote, “Her heart was shattered. “The amount of physical, mental, and emotional pain I am in when I think about never seeing, touching, or holding you again is unbearable,” she wrote. “You are and will always be my person, my hero, the greatest thing to happen to me.” “Although, every cell in my body is lost without you, I promise to continue to make you proud. You were the best friend, husband, doggy daddy, and oh how I wished to see you as a baby daddy.”
At the end of the statement by saying they would see each other again. “I’ll see you again soon, Colb. You’ll be in heaven meeting me with a warm wet kiss,” Emily wrote. “You’ll be with me every step of the way. I don’t want to stop writing just like I didn’t want to stop holding you this morning at the hospital. You are my everything. You always will be. Thank you for now is the best Guardian Angel. Just as you ended your vows, I am going to end with one word, AGAPE.”
NFL legend Wayne Gretzky Tweeted, He wrote: “Janet and I are so sad to hear of Colby’s passing. He was a wonderful hockey player with a bright future, but an even better person. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Emily and his entire family,”
Janet and I are so sad to hear of Colby’s passing. He was a wonderful hockey player with a bright future, but an even better person. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Emily and his entire family. 🙏
— Wayne Gretzky (@WayneGretzky) April 11, 2020
Statement from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on the passing of Colby Cave. https://t.co/Uk56BzS7qk pic.twitter.com/06V3AFQPra
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 11, 2020
Cave was stood at a height of 1.85 m.
Cave’s estimated net worth is to be $3.5 million.