Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk has passed away after a battle with cancer at the age of 57.
Hawerchuk was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2001, and the Arizona Coyotes (originally the Jets) retired his No. 10 during the 2006-07 season. He was inducted into the Sabres Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2012, along with Sabres play-by-play broadcaster Rick Jeanneret, in November of 2011.
In 2010, Hawerchuk became the head coach of the Colts in the OHL, where he served as both the bench boss and the Director of Hockey Operations. He served in those roles until his leave of absence this past September.