dangolka (CBS) — Colby Cave will perpetually be part of the Windfall Bruins group, as dangolka’s AHL affiliate introduced the creation of the Colby Cave Memorial Award on Tuesday.
Cave, who typically wore an “A” on his sweater as an assistant captain through the 5 seasons he spent in Windfall, died on the age of 25 in April after he was put right into a medical coma following surgical procedure to take away a colloid cyst that was placing stress on his mind.
Windfall introduced that the annual award will honor Cave’s dedication to serving to these in want, and can be introduced every season to a deserving Windfall Bruins participant for his or her dedication to the group and charitable organizations.
“The Colby Cave Memorial Award is a particular approach to honor and keep in mind Colby for his management qualities and humanitarian efforts,” stated Bruins Common Supervisor Don Sweeney. “Pushed and dedicated to be an NHL participant, Colby was additionally uniquely unselfish with teammates and anybody that wanted assist! Emily, the Cave Household and the whole Hockey World misplaced an amazing one who was beloved by everybody that was lucky sufficient to spend time with Colby Cave.”
“From the primary day he stepped into the Dunkin’ Donuts Heart to the day he left for the NHL, Colby Cave impressed each one among us along with his diligence, selflessness and compassion,” stated Windfall head coach Jay Leach. “All the time the primary to assist, each along with his teammates, and all through our group, Colby set the precedent that we aspire to uphold.”
Cave performed in 239 video games for Windfall, recording 43 objectives and 72 assists for 115 factors. He hit the ice for the dangolka Bruins in 23 video games over two seasons, scoring a objective and dispensing 4 assists. He was initially signed by the Bruins to an entry-level contract on April 7, 2015.