IN LOVING MEMORY: Colby Cave (1994-2020)
FROM THE FAMILY OF COLBY CAVE:
It is with great sadness to share the news that our Colby Cave passed away early this morning. I (Emily) and both our families are in shock but know our Colby was loved dearly by us, his family and friends, the entire hockey community, and many more. We thank everyone for their prayers during this difficult time.
EDMONTON OILERS STATEMENT:
On behalf of the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club and the Bakersfield Condors, we wanted to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends after the passing of our teammate Colby Cave earlier this morning. Colby was a terrific teammate with great character, admired and liked everywhere he played. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Emily, his family and friends at this very difficult time.
BAKERSFIELD CONDORS STATEMENT, TEAM PRESIDENT MATTHEW RILEY:
Words cannot express our sadness. Colby was a tremendous guy with a huge heart. We will love Colby and Emily forever.
CONDORS HEAD COACH JAY WOODCROFT:
Heartbreaking news to end a very difficult week. Colby was just such a phenomenal person to be around. He was the epitome of what a professional hockey player should be: caring, driven, focused, and serious. Our thoughts and prayers continue to remain with Emily and the entire Cave family.