Boston Bruins David Pastrnak announces passing of newborn son

BOSTON — David Pastrnak, a Czech professional ice hockey right winger for the Boston Bruins, announced on Instagram Monday morning the passing of his newborn son.

The Instagram post was uploaded at 2 a.m., saying “We have an Angel watching over us and we call him son. You will be loved forever.”

The Boston Bruins released a statement late Monday morning on the passing of Pastrnak’s son, saying:

“We are heartbroken by the passing of David and Rebecca’s son, Viggo. David and Rebecca are a part of our family and we share in their loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and respect their privacy during this very difficult time.”

—  Boston Bruins

Pastrnak’s son was born on June 17 and passed away six days later.

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