A Calgary trucking company has had its license to operate suspended following a collision of one of its semi-trucks with the Humboldt Broncos team bus last Friday.
In the wake of the tragedy, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League board voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume the league's playoffs, according to Nipawin Hawks president Darren Opp.
While the league directs its charity funds to the Carpenter Hospice and Burlington Food Bank each year, any donations to the BOHC will go to the Humboldt GoFundMe initiative if requested. "This is about one community showing support to another that is hurting, and to family members who we can all empathize and sympathize with".
Volek said he opted to accept what he called a suspension from class for the day rather than remove the jersey.
Boyd says after learning of the crash, she realized it could have happened to anyone, including her friends who travel to tournaments on buses.
He adds following the crash, his organization wanted to step up and help in any way they could.
"I have grown up watching the team and I've got a place to stay there so no problem at all for me to come back home", she said in an interview with a local radio station about her joining the team. "I've gotten messages from so many in the community saying this is what we need".
Tributes came in even as far as China.
"This is a time where hockey transcends the game itself", said Andy Beesley, the Cougars vice-president of business. Proceeds will be donated to the Broncos hockey team. Stewart also printed and sold decals of the Broncos' logo, and will be selling prints of the group photo for $10, with all proceeds being sent to Humboldt.
The city's mayor, council and staff are touched by all the residents who lovingly placed their hockey sticks out and left their porch lights on, in honour of those directly affected by this devastating event, and invite residents to join together in another show of sympathy tomorrow, Thursday, April 12, said the release. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. "You've seen the response right across the hockey world".