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Ryan Straschnitzki returns to the ice for 1st time since Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Ryan Straschnitzki was back on the ice Friday, for the first time since the tragic bus crash that changed his life. Straschnitzki and his father Tom both played sledge hockey for the first time Friday in Okotoks, Alta., where they were given a tutorial by Team Canada’s Chris Cederstrand. For Ryan — who wore his Humboldt Broncos gear — the day was both emotional and a little frustrating, ...

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Humboldt Broncos player Matthieu Gomercic signs with Ontario university hockey team

A Humboldt Broncos player injured in a deadly crash in Saskatchewan has signed with a hockey team at an Ontario post-secondary institution. Matthieu Gomercic, a 20-year-old forward from Winnipeg, is joining the Ridgebacks at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa. Coach Curtis Hodgins says in a news release that Gomercic has a big frame, protects pucks well ...

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Humboldt Broncos honoured as late coach wins Willie O'Ree Award

Surviving members of the Humboldt Broncos were honoured at the National Hockey League’s awards night in Las Vegas, accepting the inaugural Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award on behalf of their late head coach, Darcy Haugan. Haugan was one of 16 people killed when the team’s bus collided with a truck while en route to a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoff game ...

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Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivors reunite in Las Vegas for NHL awards

Ten of the people who survived the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash on April 6 have reunited in Las Vegas.  On Monday night, they caught up around the table of a hotel restaurant — some together for the first time since the collision that killed 16 people. “It was something very special. We all missed each other,” said Kaleb Dahlgren. “It’s ...

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