Former NHL Defenseman Bryan Marchment Dies At 53

Former NHL defenseman Bryan Marchment died Wednesday in Montreal. He was 53.

Longtime agent Rick Curran confirmed Marchment’s death to The Associated Press.

Marchment was attending the NHL draft in Montreal as a scout for the San Jose Sharks. A cause of death was not immediately available.

Marchment played parts of 17 NHL seasons from 1989-2006 including a stint with the Colorado Avalanche.

He had been working in scouting and other roles for the Sharks and their American Hockey League affiliate since 2007.

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