Rick Rypien Dead: Best Fight Videos of Former Vancouver Canuck
NHL Player Rick Rypien Died on August 15, 2011. As a Tribute To The Tough Guy, Here Are Some Rick Rypien Fight Videos
Winnipeg Jets forward Rick Rypien died on August 15, 2011 at his home in Alberta.
RCMP stated that Rypien's death was not considered suspicious.
Prior to signing with the Jets last month, Rypien spent six seasons with the Vancouver Canucks. The undersized tough guy became a fan favorite, regularly dropping the gloves against bigger opponents.
Rypien is the second NHL tough guy to die this year. In May, New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard died in Minnesota.
As a tribute to the former Canuck, here are some Rick Rypien fight videos