Jersey Day – April 12, 2018

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  April 12, 2018 CBC News, with files from Canadian Press From celebrities to premiers to hockey moms in B.C., Canadians wore hockey jerseys on Thursday in a show of solidarity with the victims and survivors of a Saskatchewan bus crash that killed 16 people. Jersey Day, as it has been dubbed, was organized by […]

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Not the first tragedy at this intersection

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  Crash reminiscent of tragedy over twenty years prior – same intersection White crosses mark the spot where six people were killed in a crash in 1997. That crash killed Rod Fiddler, 33; his wife, Terri Lynne Fiddler, 30; and their children Jocelyn, 4; Jasmine, 3; and Kassandre, one month. The girls’ aunt, 26-year-old Wendy Lou Fiddler, also […]

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The boys would say Let’s go – playoffs on

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April 12, 2018 by Darren Zary, Saskatoon StarPhoenix A decision has been made to play on. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League voted Wednesday to continue with playoffs and play out the remainder of the season. That decision came five days after a bus crash involving the SJHL’s Humboldt Broncos has left 16 people dead, and […]

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Broncos Go Fund Me now +$10M

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    (Click image above to make a donation). April 12, 2018 (3:57 PM) By Rebecca Joseph, Global News Since the tragic bus crash that killed 16 people and left another 11 injured, the town of Humboldt has received an abundance of well wishes, support and – in the form of a GoFundMe page – money. […]

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Cherry’s Tribute

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  April 12, 2018 The Canadian Press Don Cherry paid further tribute to the Humboldt Broncos on Coach’s Corner on Wednesday night. Cherry spoke during the first intermission of Game 1 of the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild’s first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, adding further detail to his thoughts on the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash […]

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What was left behind

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  CBC News · Posted: Apr 11, 2018 3:20 PM CT  A broken Slap Shot DVD left at the scene of the Humboldt Broncos crash site. (Olivia Stefanovich/CBC) The site of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16 and left 14 others injured remained littered with reminders of what happened, even well after the victims […]

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MacKinnon illustration

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  April 11, 2018 By Andrew Russell, Global News A Nova Scotia cartoonist’s illustration capturing the country’s pain in the wake of the tragic bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team is being described online as powerful, poignant and heart-wrenching. The cartoon by Bruce MacKinnon, an award-winning cartoonist with the Halifax Chronicle Herald, shows a […]

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Humboldt Broncos bus crash: What we know so far

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April 12, 2018 From Globe & Mail The basics Sixteen people are dead after a collision on Friday between a Saskatchewan junior hockey team’s bus and a tractor-trailer in rural Saskatchewan. The death toll increased on Wednesday after Dayna Brons, the athletic therapost for the Humboldt Broncos, died. Her family said she was previously in a […]

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Dayna Brons – passes away – 16th fatality

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  April 12, 2018 SASKATOON — The athletic therapist for the Humboldt Broncos became the 16th person to die following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan last week. Relatives of Dayna Brons of the 25-year-old say they will remember her for “joyful smile.” They say Brons died Wednesday afternoon in a Saskatoon hospital from injuries […]

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Giants Sign 2000-Born Import Forward Yannik Valenti

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  March 8, 2018 Vancouver Giants General Manager Glen Hanlon announced today that 2000-born forward Yannik Valenti (Bad Tolz, GER) has signed a Standard Western Hockey League Player Agreement with the Giants for the 2018-19 season. Originally selected by the Giants in the second round (66th overall) of the 2017 CHL Import Draft, Valenti checks […]

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BWC Peewee Tier 1 Champs – #2 Semi also move on

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    March 8, 2017 The PCAHA peewee minor hockey playoffs wrapped up this past week and the winners are moving on to the Provincial Championships which run March 18-22 in four communities. Hosts include Prince George (Tier 1), North Shore Winter Club (Tier 2), Summerland (Tier 3), and Windermere Valley (Tier 4). Two Lower […]

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BWC Peewee Tier 2 Champs – host NSWC + New West also move on

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    March 8, 2017 The PCAHA peewee minor hockey playoffs wrapped up this past week and the winners are moving on to the Provincial Championships which run March 18-22 in four communities. Hosts include Prince George (Tier 1), North Shore Winter Club (Tier 2), Summerland (Tier 3), and Windermere Valley (Tier 4). Two Lower […]

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Vees only BCHL team in CJHL Top 20 ??

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    March 5, 2018 CALGARY – A run of 24 consecutive victories to wrap-up their regular season has helped the Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) secure the No. 1 listing in the final Canadian Junior Hockey League Top 20 rankings for 2017-18.  The surging Oilers surpassed the Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) for top spot, who dipped […]

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Ty Ronning signs with NYR

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Having honed his game with the best of the West, Vancouver Giants forward Ty Ronning is now looking to become the beast of the East. In the midst of a record-breaking campaign, Ronning took a step towards realizing his professional hockey dreams Monday, signing a three-year entry-level contract with the New York Rangers. Drafted by […]

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Kamloops hosting 2018 Western Bantam Championships

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    February 26, 2018 The 2018 Western Canadian Bantam AAA Championship will be held in Kamloops, British Columbia this year, March 29 – April 1, 2018. The tournament features elite-level 13 and 14-year-old hockey players from Western Canada, many of whom will be drafted in the upcoming 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. Five teams will […]

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BCHL wraps up regular season, Vees first overall

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      February 24, 2018 The BCHL’s 58 game regular season wrapped up Sunday. All teams are now advancing to the playoffs with the exception of the Cowichan Valley Capitals, who struggled through a 10-41-5-2 season, finishing 16 points back of the 4th place Alberti Valley Bulldogs in the Island Conference. The Penticton Vees finished […]

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Canada downs Czechs for Men’s Bronze

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February 25, 2017 Reigning Olympic Champions Canada bounced back from their surprise 4-3 loss in the semis to Germany, with a sizzling display of attacking hockey that overpowered the Czech Republic, for the Bronze medal. Their defeat to the Germans meant that they had missed out on the final for the first time since 2006, […]

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Russians spoil German Miracle on Ice

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    February 25, 2018     The OAR team have won Russia’s first gold medal in ice hockey since 1992 in Albertville after beating Germany 4-3 in sudden-death overtime. This means Germany have won their first-ever silver medal in Olympic ice hockey. This was a Olympic gold-medal ice hockey match that won’t be soon […]

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German Miracle on Ice continues – first Swedes, now Canada

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    February 23, 2018 by Rob Longley, National Post GANGNEUNG — The worst possible outcome for an Olympic team without NHL players landed like a spear to the gut in an embarrassing night for Canadian hockey Friday at the Gangneung Hockey Arena. Never mind the comeback, a dismal effort early on doomed Team Canada […]

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