Don Sanderson


Age: 21


Summary: Canadian ice hockey player and a rookie defenseman with the Ontario Hockey Association's top senior amateur league AAA Whitby Dunlops who fell into a three-week coma and underwent brain surgery from massive head injuries after hitting his unprotected head on the ice during a fight with a Brantford Blast forward in the third period of a Dec. 12 game at the Brantford Civic Centre.



Cause of Death: Complications resulted from the head injury


Born: July 14, 1987


Died: January 2, 2009


Location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada