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|Born|| July 3, 1976|
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
|Died|| August 31, 2011 (aged 35)|
Toronto, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight||222 lb (101 kg; 15 st 12 lb)|
|Played for|| Colorado Avalanche|
Toronto Maple Leafs
|NHL Draft|| 12th overall, 1994|
Wade Belak (July 3, 1976 – August 31, 2011) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player that played a career total of 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques with the 12th overall pick in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. Belak retired from the NHL on March 8, 2011 and remained with the Predators in an organizational role. On August 31, 2011, He was found dead in his condo at the One King Street West hotel in Toronto. His death was later treated as a suicide by Toronto police. Before his death he was preparing to take part in the upcoming season of Battle of the Blades.
- "Another tragedy". The Score. 2011-09-01. https://www.thescore.com/home/articles/164359-another-tragedy. Retrieved 2011-10-14. [dead link]
- "Ex-NHLer Belak committed suicide: sources". CBC. 2011-08-31. http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/08/31/sp-belak-death.html. Retrieved 2011-10-14.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or ESPN.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database