Who is ex-NHL player Konstantin Koltsov, cause of death reason, bio, age, first wife, girlfriend, children, net worth

Who is ex-NHL player Konstantin Koltsov, cause of death reason, bio, age, first wife, girlfriend, children, net worth

Konstantin Koltsov was a former NHL star and Olympian who recently passed away, find out more about him and his cause of death reason below

Koltsov played for the Belarus national team in the Winter Olympics and IIHF World Championships on an international level.

Who is ex-NHL player Konstantin Koltsov, cause of death reason, bio, age, first wife, girlfriend, children and net worth

Koltsov was serving as the assistant coach for Salavat Yulaev Ufa in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) as well as the head coach for the Belarusian national team.

Konstantin Koltsov passes away

Former ice hockey player Konstantin Koltsov passed away on March 18, 2024, in Miami, U.S. Following the news about his death, Russian ice hockey team Salavat announced the death of their coach in a club statement, saying:

It is with deep sorrow that we inform you that the coach of Salavat Yulaev, Konstantin Koltsov, has passed away. He was a strong and cheerful person, he was loved and respected by players, colleagues, and fans. Konstantin Evgenievich forever wrote himself into the history of our club. May he rest in peace.”

Cause of death

Kolstov died of a detached blood clot.

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Konstantin Koltsov bio

Konstantin Yevgeniyevich Koltsov was a Belarusian professional ice hockey player who was born on April 17, 1981, in Minsk, Belarus. During his time as a player, he played some parts of three seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League from the years 2002 to 2006.

Age and height

Konstantin Koltsov is currently 42 years old and stands at a height of 1.86m. He had a net worth of $3 million.

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Relationship and girlfriend

Koltsov was previously married to his wife Julia Milahilova but eventually got divorced in 2020. The couple has three children together, sons Daniel, Alexander, and Stefan.

Following their split, Konstantin was dating tennis superstar and double Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka. The pair initially started dating back in 2021.

Last year, on Kolstov’s birthday, Sabalenka shared a post on Instagram with the caption:

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I love you @koltsov2021.

Happy birthday my love. You are my dearest person, my best friend and my strongest support. Peace be with you, strength, patience and health.

I hope we will have everything we planned I love you.”

Konstantin Koltsov professional career

During his time as a professional, Konstantin played at the highest level in the NHL. He played for the Pittsburgh Penguins between the years 2002 to 2006 and notably made appearances at both the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympics for his national ice hockey team. He then joined Salavat Yulaev, with whom he won the Russian Super League title in 2008. After playing for about 18 seasons of professional ice hockey, he retired on November 27, 2016.

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