This was the game the Humboldt Broncos played after the spotlight dimmed and the television crews left. For the second time in five months, the Broncos had occupied front and center in the 24-hour news cycle, then were pushed back for the next big thing. Time to focus on other pressing matters, such as Steve Yzerman abruptly resigning as Tampa Bay Lightning GM, the Dallas Stars re-signing Tyler Seguin to a massive deal and the Ottawa Senators trading the greatest player they’ve ever known. This game was in Nipawin, Sask., and if that sounds familiar, there’s a reason why. Nipawin is where the Broncos were headed the afternoon of April 6, 2018, when, en route to a playoff game, their bus collided with a transport truck just 17 miles from its destination, killing 16 people and irrevocably al...
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"She found a way to bring people to her." Dayna Brons was the only woman on the Humboldt Broncos bus on April 6, 2018, the day it was slammed into by a semi-trailer truck on a Saskatchewan highway. Of the 16 people who died, she was the last one.
It's been one year since the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, the worst tragedy in the history of Canadian sports, which claimed the lives of 16 people. On the evening of April 6, 2018, parents, friends and team administrators learned of the crash. These are their stories.
Families, friends, teammates and supporters will gather Saturday in Humboldt at Elgar Petersen Arena to celebrate those lost and those whose lives have changed forever in the wake of the tragic Broncos bus crash one year ago.