Scott Winkler, a 2008 draft pick of the Dallas Stars and four-year player at Colorado College, was found dead at age 23.
He was discovered unresponsive Wednesday night at his parent's home in Norway. The cause of his death hasn't been determined.
Colorado College athletic director Ken Ralph confirmed the news to the Colorado Springs Gazette.
Winkler was selected in the third round in 2008, 89th overall. He spent the past four seasons. He finished with 13 goals and 15 assists in 42 games in 2012-13.