Former Avalanche player Marek Svatos found dead at 34

LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) Former Colorado Avalanche player Marek Svatos (SVAH'-tohs) has died at his home in Colorado.

The 34-year-old Svatos was found dead late Friday night. Police have not released a cause of death or said whether the death is suspicious.

Svatos lived in Lone Tree, a suburb of Denver. Authorities say he was identified by a family member at the home.

Svatos was a native of Kosice, Slovakia. He played for the Avalanche from 2004 until 2010. He also played briefly for Nashville and Ottawa.

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