Scot Kleinendorst Wiki – Biography
Scot Brian Kleinendorst (January 16, 1960 – December 17, 2019) was an American ice hockey defenseman.
Drafted in 1980 by the New York Rangers, Kleinendorst also played in the NHL for the Hartford Whalers and Washington Capitals.
He was the brother of Kurt Kleinendorst.
We have some sad news to share with you this morning. Former Whaler Scot Kleinendorst has passed away at the age of 59. Scot started his career with the Rangers. He later went on to play 8 seasons with the Whalers and Capitols. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. pic.twitter.com/PhflChxrGo
— Hockey Night in Hartford (@HockeyNightHFD) December 17, 2019
Scot Kleinendorst Death
Scot Kleinendorst died on December 17, 2019, after being injured in a workplace accident at a paper mill on December 9. He suffered severe head trauma and multiple fractures after being ejected from a piece of heavy machinery he was operating and died at a hospital in Duluth.