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Calgary Flames' Matt Stajan takes leave after child's death

03/09/2014 05:24 EDT | Updated 05/09/2014 05:59 EDT
Calgary Flames' centre Matt Stajan is taking a leave of absence following the death of his son.

The team posted a notice on its website Sunday afternoon about the loss. It says Emerson Stajan died March 3 following his birth.

It's not clear how long Stajan's leave will last.

The team says a private memorial service will be held in the coming days.

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