Bruins' Pastrnak announces death of newborn son


Feb 3, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Bruins star David Pastrnak shared some heartbreaking news early Monday morning.

The 25-year-old right winger announced on Instagram that his 6-day-old infant son, Viggo Rohl Pastrnak, died on June 23.

"We have an Angel watching over us and we call him SON. You will be loved FOREVER," he wrote.

Pastrnak asked that people respect his family's privacy during "these heartbreaking times."

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