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Sports Humboldt Broncos defenceman joins university team

02:30  06 june  2018
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Leafs coach lends hand at Humboldt Broncos camp

  Leafs coach lends hand at Humboldt Broncos camp Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock returned home Monday after spending some time helping the Humboldt Broncos of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League with their spring training camp.Sixteen players and staff, including coach Darcy Haugin, died in a bus crash on April 6. The team was on its way to Nipawin, Sask., for a playoff game.Dozens of players from across the prairies attended the three-day camp hoping to land a spot for next season.“It speaks to the level of support the hockey community has given that community,” said Marlies coach Sheldon Keefe.

Boulet was in his third season with the Broncos after joining the team in 2016. He played in 122 games with the Broncos scoring 27 points in Humboldt Broncos defenceman Layne Matechuk, 18, is currently being treated at Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital after he was severely injured in a

But when the Regina team 's season wrapped up, Herold was sent to join the Broncos for their playoff round. “He was a wonderful young man. Humboldt Broncos defenceman Stephen Wack is shown in this undated team photo.

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OSHAWA, Ont. - Another Humboldt Broncos player has signed with a hockey team at an Ontario post-secondary institution.

Bryce Fiske, a 20-year old defenceman from La Ronge, Sask., has committed to play hockey for the Ridgebacks at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology this September.

"I've been fortunate to see him play four times this year and Bryce is just a winner," said Ridgebacks head coach Curtis Hodgins. "He's a tough, hard-nosed kid that is a winner. He plays the game hard, but at the same time has a great skill set, can really skate and is mobile.

"I really like his versatility."

Cheers, tears mark end of trek to honour Broncos crash victims

  Cheers, tears mark end of trek to honour Broncos crash victims Cheers, tears mark end of trek to honour Broncos crash victimsRance Cardinal, who is 24, walked and sometimes ran into Humboldt on Sunday to the cheers and numerous hugs from hundreds of people after a trek that began April 11.

– A defenceman for the Humboldt Broncos is among 15 killed in a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan. %2Fhockey%2Fjuniors%2Frcmp-dealing-crash-involving- humboldt - broncos -hockey- team %2F. 82 Comments - Join the Conversation.

Humboldt Broncos defenceman Layne Matechuk, 18, was being treated at Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital on Saturday after he was severely “We ask all members of the SaskHockey community to join us in saying a prayer for the Humboldt Broncos team and their families.”

Fiske was one of 13 players injured April 6 when the Humboldt junior hockey team’s bus and a semi-trailer collided in rural Saskatchewan. Sixteen people were killed.

Fiske, who has enrolled in the faculty of business and technology, said he's looking forward to playing university hockey.

"It was my goal and I'm excited to see where the future takes me," he said in the university's news release. "I grew up in a small town and started my career in La Ronge, my hometown, and later traded to Humboldt."

Fiske said he was in a bit of shock when he landed in Toronto on Monday.

"But I'll adjust and I'm excited and happy to be here."

Last month, another player who was injured in the crash took his first steps to getting back on the ice.

Kaleb Dahlgren, a 20-year-old from Saskatoon, has committed to play university hockey for the York Lions in Toronto.

He also hopes to start school this year, but has said it will depend on whether his body is ready.

Dahlgren suffered a fractured skull, a puncture wound in his head, a brain injury and six broken vertebrae in his neck and back.

Two other teammates were paralyzed and another two suffered brain injuries.

Broncos add 10 players via SJHL dispersal draft .
The Humboldt Broncos added fresh legs to their depleted roster Monday. The Broncos selected one player from each Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team — with a couple of exceptions — as part of a dispersal draft aimed at helping them re-stock their roster, in the wake of an April 6 crash that killed 16 people on the team bus.


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