John Short, Renowned Sport Journalist and Edmonton Oilers Icon, Passes Away at 86

Renowned sport journalist and an icon of the Edmonton Oilers, John Short, has sadly passed away at the age of 86. His death marks the end of a prolific career that spanned decades and left an indelible mark on the world of sports journalism.

Remembering John Short

John Short was a journalist par excellence, known for his insightful columns in the Edmonton Sun, and his regular contributions to the Edmonton Journal. He was also a familiar voice on the airwaves, bringing sports news and analysis to countless listeners.

A Pillar of the Edmonton Oilers

Short’s association with the Edmonton Oilers extended beyond just reporting. He served as the public relations officer for the team, making significant contributions to their outreach efforts. His weekly columns about the Oilers were eagerly anticipated by fans and players alike.

Tributes Pour In

News of Short’s passing has been met with an outpouring of grief from the sports community. The Edmonton Oilers acknowledged his passing on their official Twitter account, describing him as an “Edmonton media legend”.

Cause of Death

As of now, the cause of Short’s death has not been disclosed. This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

Legacy of John Short

Short’s legacy extends far beyond his work with the Oilers. He was a highly respected figure in Canadian sports journalism, admired for his integrity and dedication to his craft. His loss will be deeply felt by all those who knew him and appreciated his work.

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