NHL Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, Dies In Fireworks Accident

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NHL Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks, 24, Dies In Fireworks Accident
Officials say the Columbus Blue Jacket's goalie suffered chest trauma after being struck by an errant mortar-style firework.
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A National Hockey League player was killed in a fireworks accident over the weekend.

Matiss Kivlenieks was the goaltender for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Officials say he suffered chest trauma after being hit by a firework on Sunday night.

The 24-year-old was in a hot tub and tried to get out of the way but couldn't. He later died.