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Authorities: Emery’s dead body has been recovered

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery is no longer presumed dead. The Hamilton, Ontario, Canada law enforcement authorities found his body this afternoon after he drowned on Sunday morning.

Emery with for a swim with friends at the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club around 6 am this morning. After going into the water, Emery never resurfaced.

Ray Emery getting something to drink during a break in the action (Getty Images)

Ray Emery getting something to drink during a break in the action (Getty Images)

The law enforcement authorities were called to look for his body. After hours of looking for him, the authorities made the difficult decision to change their focus to a recovery effort. At 2:50 pm EST, his body was found.

Emery last played in the NHL with the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2014-15 season. In two stints in Philadelphia, he played in three seasons with the Orange and Black, including back-to-back seasons in 2013-14 and 2014-15.

In his final season with the team — also his final season in the NHL — he appeared in 31 games, including 25 starts. He went 10-11-7. He had a .894 save percentage and 3.06 goals against average.

During his three seasons in the City of Brotherly Love, he appeared in 88 games, including 75 starts. He went 35-34-10, as a starter, with a .901 save percentage and 2.88 goals against average.

He also played five seasons with the Ottawa Senators, as well as 55 games with the Chicago Blackhawks and 10 games with the Anaheim Ducks.

With the Senators, he appeared in 134 games, including 26 starts, as he had a 71-40-14 record with the team. He had a .907 save percentage and 2.71 goals against average. With the Blackhawks, he appeared in 55 games, including 46 starts, with a 32-10-4 record. Emery also had a .908 save percentage, along with 2.47 goals against average.

In 10 games with the Ducks, he made nine starts, including a 7-2 record. He had a .926 save percentage and 2.70 goals against average.

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