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River Rats remember Zezel’s impact

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Though his time with the Albany River Rats was brief, the impact Peter Zezel made on those around him was not. Hospitalized in his hometown of Toronto last week, Zezel died Tuesday night of complications from hem­olytic anemia, a rare and incurable blood disorder. He was 44. On Wednesday, Zezel was remembered as a gifted, loyal and compassionate teammate and friend. “He do anything for anybody; all you had to do was ask,” Rats assistant ...

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May 28, 2009
8:14 a.m.

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44....much too young. Flyers fans will always remember him, I'm sure Kenny Schott has a special place for him and those 1985 and 1987 Stanley Cup finals teams.

May 28, 2009
9:44 a.m.

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I couldn't believe it when I heard the news. He was my first hockey crush. I got to meet him and he was the nicest and sweetest person you'd ever want to meet. It is so sad to hear that he is gone at 44. We will all miss him, especially how he always had a smile on his face! He always took time out to talk with everybody. He was just a great guy!