UW athletics reports the passing of men’s hockey player

UW Athletics has reported that 22-year-old Tyler Norrie, a member of the men's hockey team, passed away suddenly June 3.

The Simcoe native was a geography and enviroment student and had been with the team for one year.

&quot;I am extremely saddened by the death of Tyler. My thoughts, and those of the entire University of Waterloo community, are with the Norrie family at this difficult time,&quot; said men&#39;s hockey team head coach Brian Bourque in a UW Athletics press release. &quot;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">Tyler was exactly the type of person that coaches look for. He was loved by his teammates. He showed up every day with a hard-working positive attitude. His hockey sense was great and he was determined to have a positive impact on the team.&quot;</span>

The press release reported that Norrie played in nine games with the Warriors last season, scoring three goals. Prior to coming to UW, Norrie played in the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League for three seasons with the Caledonia Corvairs, scoring 96 points in 146 games.


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