Miracle On Ice Hockey Hero Mark Pavelich Dies At The Age Of 63

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American hockey hero Mark Pavelich has died.

According to the Star Tribune, Pavelich was found dead Thursday at Eagle’s Healing Nest. He had been receiving treatment for mental health issues at the location for the past several months, according to the same report. He was 63 years old. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

The cause of death isn’t known at this time.

What an absolute tragic end to a life that’s hard to put into words. Pavelich was one of the better players on the Miracle on Ice team when we beat the Soviet Union, and he played a key role during the gold medal run.

He was a hell of a hockey player, and he represented America during our nation’s greatest moment in the Olympics.

After winning the gold medal, Pavelich found a ton of success in the NHL.

Unfortunately, his life took a dark turn during his later years, and he was charged with multiple felonies after allegedly attacking his neighbor.

Now, at the age of 63, he’s passed onto the other side.

Hopefully, he rests in peace. He lived through the highest of highs and lowest of lows. It’s just a damn tragic situation.