Tributes have poured in for a former Dundee ice hockey player who has died at the age of 33.
Friends and former team-mates expressed their shock and sadness at the death of Matt Suderman, who played for Dundee Stars and Hull Stingrays.
Condolences to the family and friends of Matt Suderman, a former stars player from our first season in the eihl.
— Dundee Stars FanPage (@DundeeStarsFans) March 20, 2016
Those who knew him said he had a reputation for being a “warrior” on the ice and a “loving” friend.
— EIHL (@officialEIHL) March 20, 2016
The Elite Ice Hockey League tweeted: “The Elite League’s thoughts are with family and friends of former Dundee Stars Hull Stingrays player Matt Suderman.”
RIP Matt Suderman, captain of the first professional team I played on. Thoughts with his family. Sad day.
— Tommy Ralph (@tommy_ralph14) March 20, 2016
Former team mate Tommy Ralph added: “Matt Suderman, captain of the first professional team I played on. Thoughts with his family. Sad day.”
Another former team mate said: “Rip Matt Suderman! Great teammate, great guy, and most fun loving guy I ever played with!”
Friends described the player as “a real gent on & off the ice”.