Former Badger men’s hockey player dies
NASHVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - Former Badger Men’s hockey player Nic Kerdiles, died in a motorcycle crash in Tennessee Saturday morning.
Wisconsin Hockey posted the news to X, formerly known as Twitter, on Saturday.
Kerdiles died in Nashville after his motorcycle allegedly drove through a stop sign and hit the driver’s side of an SUV. According to Metro Nashville Police Department, the crash was reported just after 3:30 a.m.
Kerdiles was taken to the hospital, where he died. He was 29 years old.
Police said there were no signs of impairment.
According to NBC News, Kerdiles was previously engaged to “Chrisley Knows Best” star Savannah Chrisley.
She took to social media saying, “Heaven gained the most beautiful angel today. I miss you and I love you.”
Kerdiles played for the Badgers from 2012-2014. In 2017, Kerdiles made his debut with the Anaheim Ducks, where he played until 2019.
He was a WCHA and Big Ten Tournament champion.
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