Unbelievably tragic news out of Russia this morning, where a plane carrying members of the KHL team Lokomotiv has crashed. Reports vary as to how many passengers were on-board, ranging from 37 to 45, with all but one passenger are reportedly dead. Former Flyers defenseman Brad McCrimmon, the team's head coach, is among the victims according to Russia Today.
Our condolences go out to the friends, family, and colleagues of all the victims.
Puck Daddy's Dmitry Chesnokov has been following the reports out of Russia, and is posting on it here.