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Dave Gove (1978-2017)

Statement from Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford:

“The Pittsburgh Penguins organization is saddened by the passing of Dave Gove. Dave touched many lives in the hockey world as both a player and coach. We express our deepest sympathy to his family and friends.”

Gove played two seasons for the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins from 2007-09 and served as captain in the 2008-09 season. He also skated in the AHL with Grand Rapids (2001-02), San Antonio (2002-03), Utah (2003-04), Providence (2004-05), Lowell (2005-06) and Albany (2006-08).

He was assistant coach and head coach of the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers for part of the 2015-16 season. He left the team for personal reasons with the support of Wheeling ownership in April 2016.