Shawn Burr dies at 47

  • Shawn Burr, who played in the NHL for 16 years died Monday at the age of 47. 

    Burr had mostly played with Detroit Red Wings and also with Sharks and Lightening. His friend, Dave Goetze said Burr had been making progress in terms of leukemia but died because of brain trauma after a fall at his Detroit-area home. 

    Burr had made his debut in NHL in 1984-85 and was with the Red Wings until 1995. 

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