Vancouver Canucks Cannot Escape Tragedy

Tyler WildeCorrespondent IApril 3, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 09:  Taylor Pyatt #9 of the Vancouver Canucks looks on during warm-up prior to the NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.  The Kings defeated the Canucks 3-2.  (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

There are reports surfacing today saying the fiance of Taylor Pyatt—Carly Bragnalo—has been killed in a car crash while on vacation in Jamaica. Taylor has left the team and flown home to Thunder Bay to be with his family.

It is hard to know what to say when an event like this occurs. I find myself with the same loss of words as when Luc Bourdon was tragically killed this summer.  I think the best we can all do is offer our deepest condolences to Pyatt, his family, and Carly's family. 

Taylor and Carly were set to be married this Summer.