|(above) Dr. George Gwozdecky attended many University of Denver hockey games over the years to support his son|
Dr. George Gwozdecky, father of University of Denver hockey coach George Gwozdecky, passed away in Thunder Bay, Ontario on Saturday, February 2nd. Dr. Gwozdecky was a leader in the world of sports medicine and amateur sports. He was inducted into the N.W. Ontario Sports Hall Of Fame in 1988.
Coach Gwozdecky missed this weekend's series with Minnesota-Duluth to be with his family in Canada. According to the Denver Post, he was by his father's side when he passed away.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2013.