From Global News:
Lakovic, who played for the Calgary Flames in 1996-97 and the New Jersey Devils from 1997-99, says he has been diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer and given only months to live.
Now residing in East Vancouver, 45-year-old Lakovic has a young daughter and family he’s not willing to leave behind without a fight.
“One day at a time… take every day like it is a blessing, then that’s it. It’s gone,” Lakovic said.
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Lakovic had previously been in the news for other brain illnesses caused by concussions sustained as a hockey enforcer.