Former Shark, Barry Potomski, who had a brief NHL career in the 1990s, died suddenly Tuesday in his hometown of Windsor.
He was 38.
Potomski died at a fitness centre, according to a Windsor newspaper report.
Potomski, who was never drafted, made his NHL debut with the 1995-96 Los Angeles Kings after five seasons in the minor leagues.
He played parts of three NHL seasons -- 59 games with the Kings and nine with the Sharks -- collecting six goals, five assists and 227 penalty minutes.