Suchy with the mooseheads
Photo credit: QMJHL

Former QMJHL Player Tragically Passes Away At 36 Years Old

Published February 25, 2024 at 7:10 PM

A former hockey player of the Halifax Mooseheads, Jiri Suchy has tragically died as a result of a car accident at the young age of 36.

Suchy played two seasons in the QMJHL for the Mooseheads from 2005-2007. In 118 games with Halifax, he scored 9 goals and 33 points.

The Czech Republic native went back home to play in the Czech league after his time in the Q was over. Suchy finished his career after the 2012-13 season in Germany.

The Mooseheads responded to the tragic news.
«Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones.»

Fans and former teammates showed their love for Suchy on social media

"Jiri was such a super guy, always talked to him about everything, not just hockey," one user wrote on X

In response to the Mooseheads' post.
"If I had a son, I would want him to be just like Jiri. RIP Jiri, my condolences to his family and friends."

Bryce Swan, a former winger who played alongside Suchy during his time in Halifax, paid tribute to the impact his old friend left on the ice.

"Hands down the hardest hitter I have ever played with. This hurts. RIP Such,"
Swan wrote in a post on social media.

Everyone at BladeofSteel sends their condolences to Suchy's family and friends during this extremely difficult time.
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