Rodion Amirov, Maple Leafs’ 2020 first-round pick, dies at 21

Rodion Amirov, Maple Leafs’ 2020 first-round pick, dies at 21

Rodion Amirov, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2020 first-round pick, died at the age of 21, his agent Dan Milstein announced Monday. Amirov was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2022 while playing for Salavat Yulayev Ufa in the KHL.

It is we great sadness that we announce the passing of Rodion Amirov. Two years ago, Rodion was diagnosed with a brain tumour. From the moment he received the news, he refused to speak in the negative, determined to enjoy every day, facing it with the same positive attitude he… pic.twitter.com/ye6TdAjGZc
— Dan Milstein-Hockey (@HockeyAgent1) August 14, 2023…


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