Belak started his career with the Colorado Avalanche and also played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators.
He is the third NHL player to die in the last four months.
Winnipeg Jets center Rick Rypien was found dead in his home earlier this month. He was 27.
For more on Belak's death, click here.
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