Former NHL player Wade Belak hanged himself, according to a person familiar with the case. The person familiar with Belak's death said he hanged himself at a downtown luxury hotel and condo building. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because details of the investigation were confidential. The deaths of Belak, Rypien and Boogaard this summer prompted a joint statement from the NHL and NHLPA today. Read the full article for the statement. Wade Belak's funeral will be Sunday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. in Nashville. Family asks for donations to The Andie and Alex Belak Scholarship Fund.