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Former Blackhawks Goalie Ray Emery Dies In Drowning Accident

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Former Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Ray Emery has died.

Emery drowned while swimming with friends in Canada, according to published reports.

Emery, 35, was reportedly swimming with friends at the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club around 6 a.m. when he didn't resurface.


At a news conference, authorities confirmed rescue crews had recovered Emery's body. There is no suspicion of foul play.

RAY EMERY PRESSER by Andrew Collins on YouTube

Emery played for the Blackhawks during their 2013 Stanley Cup championship season.

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