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Former NHL player found dead at 34
Posted: 9:24 AM, Nov 07, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-07 12:24:03-05
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<p>Marek Svatos skates against the Atlanta Thrashers at the Philips Arena on March 27, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Thrashers defeated the 5-4 in the shoot out.</p>
LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) — Former Colorado Avalanche player Marek Svatos has died at his home in Colorado.
The 34-year-old Svatos was found dead late Friday night. Police have not released a cause of death or said whether the death is suspicious.
Svatos lived in Lone Tree, a suburb of Denver. Authorities say he was identified by a family member at the home.
Svatos was a native of Kosice, Slovakia. He played for the Avalanche from 2004 until 2010. He also played briefly for Nashville and Ottawa.
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