Little boy visited by Nashville Predators players passes away

Published: Jun. 9, 2017 at 7:52 PM EDT
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Roman Josi and Mike Fisher of the Nashville Predators hockey team stepped off their plane from Pennsylvania and immediately went to visit a little boy fighting for his life in hospice care.

According to

a little boy named Trip got a visit from some of the biggest names in sports Friday. Trip had recently been sent home from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital into hospice care while he was fighting an aggressive form of cancer. A representative from Paperdolls Photography told Local 8 News Trip passed away Monday morning.

According to a post from the

the players provided hugs and signed hockey sticks for the little boy.

To learn more about Paperdolls Photography, visit their website


If you would like to donate to Trip's family during their time of need, learn more

. Donations are being used to help Trip's family pay for his funeral expenses.

The representative Local 8 News spoke to from Paperdolls Photography wished to thank the Nashville Predators for their care and support.