World News – CA – Longtime Oilers locker room guard Joey Moss dies at 57


Watch as Gene Principe joins Danielle Michaud and Faizal Khamisa of Sportsnet Central to remember the life and legacy of the Edmonton Oilers and the longtime football team’s record the attendant to the Chambers Joey Moss, deceased at the age of 57

EDMONTON – Longtime Edmonton Oilers locker room goalie Joey Moss died on Monday at the age of 57

The #Oilers organization is extremely saddened by the death of our dear friend &, the legendary Joey MossOnce an oiler, always an oilerRIP, Joey imageTwittercom / KJSkN9oO9W

Moss was born in 1963 with Down syndrome, the 12th of 13 children of Lloyd and Sophie Moss

He became the Oilers locker room keeper in 1984 when superstar Wayne Gretzky was dating his older sister, Vikki Moss joined the Edmonton football team in 1986 and held positions in both organizations for over 30 years

It’s heartbreaking to hear of the passing of Joey Moss He’s the soul of the @EdmontonOilers I’ll remember him singing the anthem with pride, racing for the fight and always wondering if I combed my hair. hair with a pork chop My deepest condolences to the Moss family imageTwittercom / Ssa0ZBcoSn

He worked with the CFL club from the opening of training camp in June until mid-August when he went to the Oilers locker room for the NHL season _ capturing the hearts of Edmonton sports fans along the way, especially with his enthusiastic participation in the national anthem before the start of every hockey game

Moss has helped training staff with tasks such as filling water bottles and equipment-related tasks, but has become more than an attendant over the years, inspiring everyone in the world. cloakroom

Moss received the NHL Alumni Association’s Seventh Man Award in 2003, for those «  whose behind-the-scenes efforts make a difference in the lives of others  »

A little numb and horribly saddened by the news but #yeg legend Joey Moss has passed away at the age of 57 I don’t even know where to start but my condolences to the whole Moss oil mill family, Eskimo & He left a wonderful legacy & will be sadly missed by so many #RIPJoeyMoss picTwittercom / GvyeqTFjiB

In October 2008, Moss was honored with a mural in Edmonton for his service with both clubs In 2012, he was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in honor of the significant contributions and achievements of Canadians and was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2015

Moss also inspired the Joey Moss Cup, a tournament held at the end of Oilers training camp

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World News – CA – Longtime Oilers locker room keeper Joey Moss dies at 57 years



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