Leafs Players Share Their Condolences to Rodion Amirov After Passing

Published August 14, 2023 at 8:12 PM

Rodion Amirov passed away earlier today at the age of 21 after battling brain cancer. Amirov was described by many as a positive spirit despite his terrible diagnosis.

Leafs Players Share Condolences

Many Leaf players took to social media to share their thoughts and commemorations for Amirov.

It's incredibly hard to comprehend the loss of Rodion. His smile and joy for life & hockey was infectious. My teammates & I are grateful for our time spent with him & forever inspired by his courageous fight. Condolences to his loved ones. We'll miss him dearly. #RodionForever - John Tavares

Unfortunate news. Was around Rodion for only a short period of time but he was a very nice kid and even better player. Thoughts and prayers go out to Amirov's family and friends. Rest in peace Rodion🙏 - Nick Robertson




Shanahan & Leafs Statement

The Leafs released their statement via X (Twitter), on the Teams account. Shanahan expressed his devastation over the loss and the courage and positivity that Rodion encompassed throughout his time with Toronto.


Our thoughts and condolences are with Amirov and his family.

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