Humboldt Broncos remembered at league championship opener


Humboldt Broncos remembered at league championship opener

A #SticksOutForHumboldt trend is continuing to sweep across the country and in the United States, as social media users are showing their support for victims of the Humboldt Broncos crash that killed 16 in Saskatchewan.

Knutson's step-son plays hockey for Ashwaubenon.

This is Jersey Day across the province, a day when thousands will be decked out in green and gold in tribute to Humboldt, Saskatchewan. People are sharing photos with the hashtag #PutYourSticksOut.

Meantime, a local hockey superstar offered his support to Humboldt. So far, the account has raised over $9 million to help the affected families with whatever they need to get them through this trying time. He knows the camaraderie shared by hockey families.

"They know the customized", Tom said.

She went to Humboldt Public School with one of the deceased in the crash, team statistician Brody Hinz, 18.

Hawks players wore green helmets to honour the Broncos throughout the game and both teams were wearing Humboldt Broncos ribbons on their jerseys.

Many people also added headsets, statistics sheets and other items to recognize the team broadcaster, the volunteer statistician and the bus driver lost in the crash.

He says Ryan asked to see name of Jonathan Toews, the Chicago Blackhawks forward who visited the hospital earlier in the day to deliver jerseys the Blackhawks and Winnipeg Jets wore last weekend with Broncos nameplates on them.

Tom Straschnitzki - whose 19-year-old son, Ryan, was badly injured in the junior hockey team's bus crash - was in a waiting area at Royal University Hospital on Friday night when a large box was wheeled in.