They didn't post their source. I just saw him play 2 games here for the Griffins a few months ago; he got boarded right in front of my glass seats. RIP brother.
The Detroit Red Wings' seventh round pick in 2007 has passed away. Bryan Rufenach, a defenseman who had been playing for the Toledo Walleye, died while traveling in Europe. No additional details were shared.
After four seasons at Clarkson University, the Red Wings opted not to sign him to an entry-level contract, instead hooking him onto the Griffins and Walleye, where he's bounced back and forth.
He was 23-years-old, and our thoughts are with Bryan's friends and family. May he rest in peace.
Edited by rrasco, 05 June 2012 - 06:37 PM.