Newark, N.J. (June 1, 2014) – New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center and Philadelphia 76ers CEO Scott O’Neil today released the following statement regarding the passing of Lewis Katz.
"We are terribly saddened to learn about the untimely passing of such a passionate leader, philanthropist and humanitarian, Lewis Katz. He meant a great deal to all of us as a friend and former owner of the New Jersey Devils. Lewis inspired us with his ongoing efforts to give back and improve his community, about which he cared so deeply. On behalf of the Philadelphia 76ers, Devils and Prudential Center, we send our sincere condolences to the entire Katz family during this difficult time."