OT: Sad News

Discussion in 'Winnipeg Jets' started by Huffer, Oct 23, 2013.

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  1. Huffer

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    Thanks, Huffer. I know he still followed the Jets as well. He'll be missed on the boards. RIP.
     
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    that sucks. I'm sorry to hear that. Was he old or just really sick?
     
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    From what I can tell (mostly from Facebook and a friends blog/obituary), it was neither. He was definitely young. It appears he had a (very) sudden sickness.
     
  5. Huffer

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    That's just tragic. I didn't know him, but had read a lot of his posts and had one or two "conversations" if you call a few posts back and forth conversations.

    Seemed like a great guy.
     
  6. Hank Chinaski

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    Shame that I never got to meet Kevin in person. He had talked about coming up to Winnipeg to catch a Jets game (he was also a musician, I think he had planned on incorporating it with a touring gig of some sort).

    One of the friendliest users I've had the pleasure of interacting with on HF. RIP Kevin.
     
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    Kevin was a great guy and mentor around here. Losing the Thrashers really ripped his heart out and he reminded me how I felt in 1996. He handled the loss with great decorum, and was a fantastic help.

    What a sad day.
     
  9. KillEmAll83

    KillEmAll83 Cooing limes into top shelves

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    RIP Kevin. We lost a great person.
     
  10. Hank Chinaski

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    Can't second this enough.

    I owe Kev for my moderator position, as he was the one that recommended me to the admins. He handled that incredibly difficult transition from HF Thrashers to HF Jets with pure class.
     
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    Brutal news

    RIP Kevin!
     
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    Kevin was one of the nicest guys I'd ever met. I'm still in shock after hearing this today, I spoke with him not too long ago and everything seemed fine.

    RIP buddy, I'll miss you.
     
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    CorgisPer60 Barking at the net

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    Damn. I never knew him, but I saw him around every so often. RIP.
     
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    I didn't know Kev particularly well, a few discussions about players and ownership, but the bolded point is what I'll remember.

    He handled a tough situation with class.
    Emotions ran hot during the transition, but he was a voice of reason and respect.
    Moderators have a tough job at the best of times, his handling of the transition was truly impressive.
     
  15. Romang67

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    That really sucks to hear. He always seemed like a very mature and sensible guy, always liked him as a poster. I'm sure he was a terrific guy in real life aswell, and it really puts things into perspective when things like this happens, especially to someone so young.

    RIP Kevin.
     
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    Didn't interact with him much, myself, but I was very familiar with his posts and presence on this site. Really seemed like a stand up guy. Rest in peace, Kev.
     

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