Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak announced the death of his newborn son.
Viggo Rohl Pastrnak was born on June 17 and passed away on June 23, David Pastrnak wrote on Instagram early Monday morning.
“We have an Angel watching over us and we call him SON,” he wrote. “You will be loved FOREVER🤍”
David Pastrnak went on to ask for the public to respect the privacy of his family as they go through this heartbreaking time.
In a statement, the Bruins added, “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 their loss. Please keep them in your thoughts.”
The National Hockey League also released a statement that read, “The entire National Hockey League family sends our prayers and deepest condolences to David Pastrnak and Rebecca Rohlsson on the heartbreaking passing of their newborn son, Viggo.”
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