BRITISH ice hockey star Mike Hammond has died after a horror car crash in Canada.
His former club Nottingham Panthers announced the tragic news this morning following the fatal incident yesterday.
The team said they were “devastated” by Hammond’s passing in a statement.
“The Panthers would like to send our thoughts to Mike’s family and friends at this very difficult time,” the statement continued.
“Our thoughts too are with all his former team-mates and everyone at the club is thinking of Hammy and his family right now.
“Rest in peace Mike – you will never be forgotten.”