Entertainment Rod Stewart Honours Humboldt Broncos During Calgary Concert

02:23  10 april  2018
02:23  10 april  2018 Source:   ET Canada

Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

  Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos has been involved in a crash north of Tisdale. The collision, which RCMP said was a “serious” crash, happened on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, near the junction of Highway 335.The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 5 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled.“The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus. We ask during this time that you don’t send messages. When more information is given we will update,” the Hawks posted on Friday evening.

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The Winnipeg Jets and Chicago Blackhawks honoured the Humboldt team by wearing jerseys with the word BRONCOS across their name plates during their regular-season finale at Bell MTS Place Saturday night.

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Canadians weren't the only ones who felt the impact of the tragic Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

British singer Rod Stewart honoured the 15 young souls that were lost after the Broncos' team bus was "T-boned" by a semi-truck on April 6.

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"I'm in Canada and they're your kids. And my son plays hockey in this area [and] has done all those journeys," said Stewart during his concert in Calgary on Sunday. "It just brought home to me how quick life can end."

Stewart, 73, then performed his cover of the iconic Impressions song "People Get Ready".

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Calgary Counselling Centre's CEO shares advice for coping in the wake of a tragedy like the Humboldt Broncos bus crash. On Saturday night, NHL teams also honoured those affected by gathering at centre ice before regular season games.

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After hitting the final note, Stewart shared a photo of his hockey-playing son on the big screen. "That's my boy," Stewart said proudly.

Hundreds, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe, attended a vigil at the Broncos crash site on Sunday.

Edmonton Oilers’ Connor McDavid visits Humboldt Broncos players in hospital .
The Edmonton Oilers captain said Tuesday that he hopes his visit helped to "put some smiles on some faces" and called the visit to Saskatchewan an emotional experience.Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid travelled to Humboldt and Saskatoon on Tuesday — with Ryan O'Reilly from the Buffalo Sabres and junior hockey executive Sherry Bassin — to visit some of the families impacted and players injured in a devastating bus crash on April 6.

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