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Dominic Moore loses wife to cancer

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Ex-Tampa Bay Lightning F Dominic Moore loses wife to cancer

Former Tampa Bay Lightning center Dominic Moore lost his wife, Katie, to liver cancer on Monday, according to a team spokesman.

Katie Moore died at a hospital in Boston. She was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in April, two months after Moore was traded from Tampa Bay to San Jose.

No other information is available at this time.

Moore missed the Sharks' final two playoff games against St. Louis and released a statement in June:

"While it was disappointing to not be able to compete with my Sharks teammates in the playoffs, my wife's condition and care come first and I want to thank the Sharks organization, my teammates and their families for the love and support that has been shown to Katie and I during this difficult time."

Moore, who appeared 133 games with Tampa Bay, is currently an unrestricted free agent. The 32-year-old has played for New York Rangers, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Toronto, Minnesota, Florida, Montreal, Tampa Bay and San Jose.

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i have seen my three family members gone with cancer. it is so hard seeing them go further away each day, but they always remain close to ur heart. it is a great loss.

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Such terrible news!

Best wishes to her husband, family and friends.

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Sorry to hear it. No one is safe from cancer.

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Quite tragic.. :( my thoughts and prayers go to him and his family.

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Cancer is such a cruel disease .. RIP .. I am sure most of the hockey world mourns with him ..

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Wow, that is so sad. I lost one of my grandpas to cancer years ago. Losing a grandpa is tough, but I'm sure it's nothing compared to losing your spouse. Must be so tough for him. All the best to Dominic, his family, and Katie's family.

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My condolences to friends and family. It's always tough to lose someone, especially at such a young age. :(

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Very sad indeed. Condolences to Dominic and the family.

RIP

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via a release from the NHLPA,

“On behalf of my family, I'd like to express our deep appreciation for the overwhelming care and sympathy we have received since my wife's passing on Monday. The example Katie displayed throughout her life and in particular during her illness is a source of continued strength and inspiration for us all, as is the love and support of those around us. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the future Katie Moore foundation at katiemoore.org.”

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No age is acceptable to die from cancer, but she was so young and it's sad to see such a loss of opportunity & life. RIP :(

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I lost my grandmom to cancer a while ago. That was hard but i cant even imagine how hard it must be to loose a wife or a husband. R.i.p

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