Nic Kerdiles dies at 29 following a motorcycle crash

Kerdiles played for the Anaheim Ducks from 2014 to 2017 before being drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in 2018.

WASHINGTON – Former hockey player Nic Kerdiles, who is engaged to “Chrisley Knows Best” star Savannah Chrisley, died Saturday after a motorcycle accident. He is 29 years old.

According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the one-time Anaheim Ducks hockey player drove his motorcycle through a stop sign early Saturday morning and crashed into the driver’s side of an SUV. The SUV’s driver immediately stopped and both drivers showed no signs of impairment, police added.

Kerdiles died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Police do not anticipate any charges in the crash.

Chrisley and Kerdiles started dating in 2017 and were engaged until 2020, according to Everybody. She paid tribute to her husband-to-be on Instagram late Saturday.

The 26-year-old reality star shared a boomerang of her and Kerdiles shared the kiss with a caption “I still hope you reply to my message.”

She then posted a heartfelt message on her personal page. Instagram story with another photo of her and Kerdiles.

“Today heaven gained the most beautiful angel… I miss and love you. I will forever cherish our last messages of ‘I love you,'” Chrisley wrote on her Instagram Story. ““Send me a sign that you’re okay… maybe it’ll be ham and cheese crepes.. Or pasta with white sauce… or maybe even your favorite carrot cake .”

“We are madly in love…and I can’t wait to ride along those paradise beaches with you one day,” Chrisley continued.

Kerdiles played for the Anaheim Ducks from 2014 to 2017 before being drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in 2018, according to Everybody. The team honored the former professional hockey player on Saturday.

“We are heartbroken to hear the news about Nic Kerdiles, who died in a motorcycle accident this morning. A native of Irvine, Nic became the first player from Orange County to play for the Ducks in 2017. We My thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family and loved ones,” the team said on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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