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Former NHL goalie drowns in Hamilton harbor

The goaltender Ray Emery went swimming in Hamilton harbor on Sunday but did not reappear, police say

Written by MKTLIST Blog Team Published On : July 16, 2018 1404
Former NHL goalie drowns in Hamilton harbor

The police of Hamilton say ex NHL goaltender Ray Emery has sunk in harbor.

Inspector Marty Schulenberg stated the Ray’s death cannot be linked with suspicion, taking it a "case of misadventure."

Ray Emery – 25, participated with different teams all over his career of a decade. The teams for which he played were Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers.

In 2013, he received a William M. Jennings trophy for winning the Stanley with the Blackhawks.


The inspector stated Emery went for a swim in a boat. At 6 a.m., his friends called for emergency when he did not reemerge.

The body was found around 2.50pm which was 20 meters away from the place he went swimming. The post-mortem shall be done by tomorrow.

The news reach ex team mates and coachers who had played with him turning them sad, they expressed their sympathies online.

Ray Emery did junior hockey playing for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. The GM of Toronto Maple Leafs – Kyle Dubas started his career from there.