the Goalkeeper of club of Youth hockey League (MHL) snezhnye barsy and the Junior team of Kazakhstan Vilen Prokofiev died at the age of 18 years, reported by the press service of the team of the KHL “Barys”.
“it is With deep regret we inform that on February 3, the young goalkeeper of “Snow Leopards” after four months of struggle with the disease Ewing’s Sarcoma (bone cancer) passed away. Vilena was 18 years old… We extend our condolences to all relatives, friends and those who knew Vilena”, – said on the official website of “Barys”.
Vilen left. pic.twitter.com/jlQ47Wln6N
— Snezhnye_Barsy (@snezhnye) February 3, 2020
Kazakhstan hockey Federation also expressed condolences to the families of the goalkeeper: “Many fans he is remembered for his strong character and someone who can stand up for yourself and your partner. Let him rest in peace. Grieve.”