Toronto Maple Leafs Prospect's Father Passes Away

Published July 28, 2023 at 1:41 PM
BY DAWSON MCKENZIE
     
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In tragic news, the father of a Maple Leafs prospect has passed away.

Timo Hirvonen



Timo Hirvonen, the father of Leafs' prospect Roni Hirvonen, passed away at the age of 49, as announced by TPS Turku today.


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Sad news: Timo "Hire" Hirvonen has died.

In honor of Timo's memory. Turku Palloseura takes part in the grief of the relatives.

Timo's Legacy



Hirvonen had a lengthy hockey career in the Finnish LIIGA, marked by his jersey retirement by his former club the Espoo Blues. Leafs prospect Roni will hope to carry that legacy on to the NHL.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hirvonen family.

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