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Former NHL Goalie Reportedly Dies In Drowning Incident

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PITTSBURGH - MAY 04: The NHL logo behind the net during the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers prior to game five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 4, 2008 at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery, who played in the league for more than a decade, has reportedly passed away this weekend. The Canada native reportedly died in a drowning incident in Ontario.

The incident occurred on Sunday morning, according to Andrew Collins. Emery has reportedly been identified as a victim.

"Friends and first responders have identified victim in early morning drowning at the Hamilton Harbour as former NHL goalie Ray Emery," Collins tweeted.

The 35-year-old Emery reportedly was going for a swim at Royal Hamilton Yacht Club in Hamilton, Ontario. This reportedly took place at roughly 6 a.m.

When Emery did not resurface from the water, rescue efforts went underway. Unfortunately, they were not successful.

"They went out for a swim and unfortunately he did not emerge after diving in," Inspector Marty Schulenberg told The Hamilton Spectator. "We responded along with Hamilton Fire and EMS. Unfortunately, our efforts on the water and in the area just around the piers were met with negative results."

Emery played for the Senators, Flyers, Ducks and Blackhawks during his NHL career.

Our thoughts are with his family and friends. May he rest in peace