Pavol Demitra

Russian plane crash
2:30 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

Two former St. Louis Blues players killed in plane crash

Pavol Demitra in action during a 2004 home playoff game against the San Jose Sharks. Demitra and another former Blue, Igor Korolev, were killed when a Russian passenger jet crashed just after takeoff.
(photo courtesy of the St. Louis Blues)

Updated at 5:00 pm with statement from Keith Tkachuk.

Updated at 2:25 pm with statement from Blues president John Davidson.

Updated at 11:10 am with information about death of another former Blues player.

Two former St. Louis Blues players were among those killed this morning in the crash of a Russian passenger jet that was carrying members of a Russian professional hockey team.

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