Here we are sharing a piece of sad news with you that, Former Maple leaf’s head coach Mike Nykoluk died at the age of 87. This news is getting viral on social media in a speedy manner. Let us tell you, he was the captain of the 1955 Memorial Cup Champion Toronto Marlboros, was considered the NHL’s first assistant bench coach under Fred Shero, and was head coach of the Leafs for four tumultuous seasons.
Here are several things for telling in this article about him. You are on the right page for knowing the information. We will tell you all the details about his death, his death cause, obituary, and other information as well. Let’s continue the article, keep reading.
How Did Mike Nykoluk Die?
According to the report, Nykoluk died at the age of 87. His death was announced by the club on Monday, he will not be forgotten by his followers. He has tried his best for an all-around hockey career. His death cause has not been revealed, it is yet to be disclosed by his family.
If we get anything about his death cause we will tell you at the same site. Mike Nykoluk known in real life as Michael Andrew Nykoluk, was a Candian Profesional Ice Hockey player who later worked as an ice hockey coach.
He played ice hockey from 1955 to 1977, and he made 32 games in the National Hockey League. Several things remain to tell you about the news. The Calder Cup with Hershey in 1959 and 1969 and was inducted into the American Hockey League Hall of Fame won by Nykoluk.
What Was Mike Nykoluk Cause of Death?
Nykoluk was appointed by the Philadelphia Flyers as an assistant to Fred Shero in 1972 and helped and head them to the Stanley Cup in 1974 and 1975. Shero for two seasons with the New York Rangers (1978-80) has been assisted by him. Let’s take a look at the statements by several. Keep reading
In a statement, the Flayers said, “The Philadelphia Flyers are upset to hear of Mike Nykoluk’s death. Mike was the first assistant coach in Flyers history and is widely considered the first full-time assistant coach in the National Hockey league.
and they added their thoughts and wishes go out to Mike’s family during this tragic time.” Along with that, several people are giving their final condolences to him. We have shared all the important details in this article. Which we had. We pray God gave Peace to his soul. Stay tuned for more updates.