MIKE Bossy was a professional hockey player who helped lead the New York Islanders to four championships passed away.
The New York Islanders announced Friday, April 15 that the NHL legend passed away at age 65.
Bossy played for the New York Islanders from 1977 till 1987. He played with the team his whole NHL career.
On Friday, April 15, the New York Islanders said in a statement, “The New York Islanders are deeply saddened to learn the passing of the greatest pure goal scorer, four-time Stanley Cup Champion and Hockey of Fame member, Mike Bossy.”
“Along with his teammates, he helped win four straight Stanley Cup championships, shaping the history of this franchise forever,” Lou Lamoriello, the president and general manager of the Islanders said.
“On behalf of the entire organization, we send our deepest condolences to the entire Bossy family and all those who grieve this tragic loss,” he continued.
Bossy announced in October 2020 he was diagnosed with lung cancer. He stepped away from his analyst job in TVA Sports following the diagnosis.
On Sunday night various reports came out reporting that the NHL Hall of Famer Mike Bossy is tuning to palliative care in his fight with his disease. But nothing came as a positive for the hockey player and all went in vain. The late hockey player chose to spend his last few days with his loved ones at his home. And in the end, he could not sustain the pressure of his fatal disease and passed away. As hockey fans are desperately want to know about his cause of death we have learned various obituaries to find out the same and we got to know that the hockey player was diagnosed with lung cancer. Kindly look at the next section to know more about him.