Sasha Lakovic

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Sasha Lakovic
Born (1971-09-07)September 7, 1971
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Died April 25, 2017 (aged 45)
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Calgary Flames
New Jersey Devils
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1992–2004

Sasha "The Basha, Pitbull" Lakovic (Serbian: Саша Лаковић / Saša Laković; September 7, 1971 – April 25, 2017) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played for 17 different professional teams during his career, but mostly known for playing with the New Jersey Devils. Lakovic also played for four roller hockey teams in the mid-1990s.

Lakovic attempted to start a career in acting, landing a small role as Russian ice hockey player Boris Mikhailov in the 2004 Walt Disney movie Miracle.

Lakovic was diagnosed with brain cancer in October 2016.[1] He died from the disease on April 25, 2017 in Vancouver, aged 45.

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  1. Slattery, Jill (October 12, 2016). "Former NHL player Sasha Lakovic diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer". Global News. Retrieved October 13, 2016.

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