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Ed Kea Atlanta Flames Autographed 8x10 B&W Photo Deceased
Lot #565

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Ed Kea Atlanta Flames Autographed 8x10 B&W Photo Deceased
Lot #565

This 8x10 B&W photo is signed by Ed Kea. Kea, born Adriaan Jozef Kea, in Weesp, Netherlands played in the NHL for 10 seasons with the Atlanta Flames and St. Louis Blues. He also played in the EHL, WHL and CHL. Ed was the uncle of Joe Nieuwendyk. While playing in the CHL in 1983, Kea suffered severe head trauma when he hit his head on the ice. The injury left him disabled. Since the injury occured in the CHL, NHL benefits did not apply leaving his family with many financial struggles. Kea died by accidental drowning in the swimming pool of his family's summer home in September of 1999 at 51 years of age.

The photo is in very nice condition and the signature is a 10.