Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

‘I’ll get better’: Paralyzed Humboldt Broncos player working to improve at sledge hockey

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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Ryan Straschnitzki spent an hour practising sledge hockey at the Winsport Centre in Calgary under the watchful eye of former national team member Chris Cederstrand.

From Riders to Rams, Regina boy having ‘a good time’ interviewing athletes for online talk show

Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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Kai Liske has quickly become an online personality in the world of sports — even though he's just 10 years old.

Clean, simple and ‘perfect’: Humboldt’s new goalie wears special mask to honour Broncos

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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When stepping onto the rink at the Elgar Petersen Arena for the new season, the Humboldt Broncos’ new goalie wanted a way to remember the members of the team whose last season was cut tragically short. A custom mask fit the bill.

Roughriders release Jerome Messam after criminal charges laid

Monday, July 30th, 2018
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders tweeted they have released Jerome Messam following a criminal charge stemming from an incident in 2016.

Charges laid in deadly Humboldt Broncos team bus crash: RCMP

Friday, July 6th, 2018
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The RCMP announced on Friday that an arrest has been made and charges laid in connection with the April 6 bus collision which left 16 people dead and 13 others injured.

Humboldt Broncos survivors reunite in Vegas for NHL awards

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Ten of the people who survived the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash have reunited in Las Vegas.

Humboldt Broncos survivors to be honoured, reunite at NHL awards

Monday, June 18th, 2018
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The NHL awards will honour survivors and first responders from three tragedies that recently took place in Canada and the U.S., including survivors from the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

10 players from SJHL teams heading to Humboldt for upcoming season

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Teams in the SJHL will provide the Humboldt Broncos with players leading up to the 2018-19 season.

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan steps aside as Regina Pride’s grand marshal

Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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The Seattle Seahawks’ Jon Ryan has decided to withdraw as grand marshal of Regina’s Pride parade, saying the decision came after much thought and conversation with his wife and friends in the LGBT community.

‘I’m not Parker Tobin’: Humboldt Broncos player revealed ID mix-up, coroner says

Friday, May 18th, 2018
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The coroner who investigated the Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan says it wasn't until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he wasn't who everyone thought he was that officials realized there had been a big mistake in identifying who had died.