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August 12, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jean Grenier, Quebec's chief coroner, ordered a full public inquiry into the death Saturday night of NFL player John Kordic.
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November 8, 1988
The Toronto Maple Leafs traded center Russ Courtnall to the Montreal Canadiens for left wing John Kordic and a sixth-round pick in the 1989 draft.
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October 30, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
In the last few months of his life, NHL player John Kordic was taking three to five grams of cocaine a day, sometimes for a week at a time, his fiancee Nancy Masse said at a coroner's inquest in Quebec. Masse, a 23-year-old nightclub dancer, said Kordic took cocaine with several other NHL players. She was not asked to identify them or their teams.
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October 9, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
An "enormous" amount of cocaine killed former NHL player John Kordic, a pathologist testified Thursday in Quebec. Georges Miller said at a coroner's inquest that 0.1 milligrams of the drug was found in the body of Kordic, who died Aug. 9 in an ambulance on the way to hospital after a struggle with police in a suburban motel room.
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August 19, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Bruce Cashman says his former teammate and roommate, John Kordic, was addicted to cocaine for many years before his death earlier this month. Cashman told Sports Illustrated that Kordic had been a cocaine user since his early days in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens. Kordic, 27, died in Quebec City on Aug. 8 after scuffling with police in his motel room. Kordic died in an ambulance en route to a hospital. Police said that no cocaine was found in Kordic's Motel room when they arrested him.
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October 9, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
An "enormous" amount of cocaine killed former NHL player John Kordic, a pathologist testified Thursday in Quebec. Georges Miller said at a coroner's inquest that 0.1 milligrams of the drug was found in the body of Kordic, who died Aug. 9 in an ambulance on the way to hospital after a struggle with police in a suburban motel room.
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August 19, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Bruce Cashman says his former teammate and roommate, John Kordic, was addicted to cocaine for many years before his death earlier this month. Cashman told Sports Illustrated that Kordic had been a cocaine user since his early days in the NHL with the Montreal Canadiens. Kordic, 27, died in Quebec City on Aug. 8 after scuffling with police in his motel room. Kordic died in an ambulance en route to a hospital. Police said that no cocaine was found in Kordic's Motel room when they arrested him.
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August 11, 1992 | Associated Press
The death of an NHL veteran might have been related to anabolic steroid use, a Montreal doctor said Monday. Preliminary autopsy results indicate that John Kordic, 27, died of heart failure and an accumulation of fluid in his lungs, officials reported. The findings are consistent with steroid use, said Dr. Christiane Ayotte, a steroid expert at the International Olympic Committee-accredited drug laboratory in Montreal.
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August 10, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
John Kordic, an NHL player who battled alcohol problems during his career, died late Saturday night after being subdued by at least eight police officers in a Quebec City motel room. Kordic, a tough-guy veteran of four NHL teams who had a history of alcohol and other problems, confronted police after motel staff were subjected to abusive behavior and a loud disturbance in his room.
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February 13, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Washington Capital right wing John Kordic will sit out the team's upcoming road trip after missing a practice Tuesday because of what the team called an "alcohol-related problem."
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