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Humboldt Broncos coach among 14 dead after Saskatchewan bus crash — CP NewsAlert

Humboldt Broncos coach among 14 dead after Saskatchewan bus crash — CP NewsAlert”

The truck driver was not hurt. He has been provided with mental health and wellness support.

The RCMP said 15 people have been killed, and 28 on board the bus, adding it is not confirming any victims' identities yet, to "ensure families are notified as soon as possible and the appropriate supports are provided".

No names were released and police would not say whether the dead include players or coaches.

The players come from various towns and cities in Alberta and Saskatchewan while one, Matthieu Gomercic, hails from Winnipeg.

Named Sunday were Broncos defencemen Adam Herold, Xavier Labelle and Logan Boulet; forwards Evan Thomas, Jacob Leicht and Conner Lukan; and assistant coach Mark Cross.

Although their season has ended and the players are back home with their families, Stebeck said the community is in mourning - as are the players.

"We are extremely saddened to hear that former Eagle Jaxon Joseph has passed away in the Humboldt Broncos bus accident", reads a statement tweeted from his former team the Surrey Eagles' official account Saturday morning.

He said the family is seeking solace in one another. "I've got four other kids and they're here, which is nice".

His wife Christina George-Haugan confirmed his death to The Canadian Press.

Tributes poured in online for the father of two, who was described as an awesome mentor to young players.

Steven Wilson, a play-by-play announcer in Weyburn, Sask., called Haugan "the classiest guy" in the league. The hockey players range in age from 16 to 21. "It's been mind-blowing and just so heartwarming", she said. "Stephen has always been an wonderful person, son, big brother and cousin". He described his colleague, Mark Cross, as one of the happiest people he's ever met.

Canadian police say 15 people were killed in Friday's crash. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends who lost loved ones last night, and Jill and I are praying for a speedy recovery of all those injured and who remain in hospital. "Great sense of humour".

The Humboldt Broncos were travelling to Nipawin for Game 5 of their SJHL semifinal.

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"Lots of them are waiting for information", he said.

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said what he'd been told about the collision was hard to comprehend.

Hassan Masri, an emergency room doctor at Saskatoon's Royal University Hospital, said a "code orange" was called signalling massive casualties.

"We talked to him but he said he couldn't feel his lower extremities so I don't know what's going on", she said.

"The hockey community is so close, there's people all over the Metro Vancouver area that are feeling it", said Stebeck.

"Darcy just said, 'You know, Scott, there's something about this group of kids that's special, '" he recalled.

The Victoria Grizzlies were one of numerous hockey teams across the country who reached out to offer condolences after the tragedy.

Many people wandered in and out of the arena during the morning. Multiple crisis workers were assisting in a separate arena following the horrific bus crash. The town is providing overflow space at the curling rink, high school and public school, and people from out of town are welcomed at those locations. The railings were wrapped in yellow and green ribbon to honour the team. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

All of Canada is grieving right now for the families affected by this tragedy.

"I am crying. This is every parents worst nightmare".

A GoFundMe Page page created by a Humboldt, Sask. resident just hours after the tragic Broncos bus crash has raised $2.5 million, after taking less than 24 hours to cross the $1 million mark.

The team, part of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, was scheduled to play a semi-final match.



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