Ray Emery, 35, drowned while swimming in his hometown. The former NHL player was reported missing in Hamilton, Ontario on Sunday.
The Hamilton police issued a statement on Twitter:
At 2:50 pm, HPS recovered the body of former @NHL player Ray Emery, 35. Emery was reported missing just after 6:00 am in #HamOnt harbour. His body was recovered in close proximity to where he was last seen. Family has been notified. Cause of death to be confirmed pending a PM.
According to ESPN, the official cause of death will be confirmed following an examination.