Vilen Prokofyev is confirmed dead at the age of 18.
Vilen was best known as a Kazakh ice hockey player (Snezhnye Barsy Astana).
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RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @khl_eng: KHL is saddened by the passing of 18-year-old Vilen Prokofyev, a young Kazakh goaltender who was fighting Ewing's s…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
📷 Rest in peace, Vilen Prokofyev. (Image Source) The 18-year-old Kazakh U18 national team goalie, who played his cl…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
RT @TPEHockey: Sad new from Kazakhstan tonight. Vilen Prokofyev, the goaltender for Kazakhstan U18 and Snezhnye Barsy Astana, past…
Vilen Prokofyev
BornApril 22, 2001
Satbayev, Kazakhstan
DiedFebruary 3, 2020(2020-02-03) (aged 18)
Moscow, Russia
Height179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb; 10 st 8 lb)
PositionGoaltender
CaughtLeft
MHL teamSnezhnye Barsy Astana
Playing career2013–2020
Death
The first symptoms that Prokofyev was diseased started appearing in May 2019, when he began having problems with his hip. He was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma soon after. He underwent specialized treatment in Moscow, with KHL clubs organizing charities and events to wish for his good health and fund his treatments. Prokofyev died on February 3, 2020 in Moscow, Russia at the age of 18.
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