NHL community mourns death of Kobe Bryant
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Several members of the hockey world took to Twitter to offer their condolences and mourn the sudden deaths of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, on Sunday after both died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, that claimed the lives of nine people.

The NHL issued a statement on the tragic news that shook the sporting world:

Numerous players and teams also chimed in:

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