Vigil planned tonight at home arena of Humboldt Broncos

Leafs reeling a day after Humboldt Broncos bus crash leaves 14 dead

NHL, Rest Of Hockey World Grieving After Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

Forward Jaxon Joseph, who is the son of former National Hockey League player Chris Joseph, along with forward Logan Hunter and defensemen Stephen Wack, Adam Herold and Xavier Labelle were among the dead, according to family members and others.

Golden West Radio said in a statement that he was being mentored by Tyler Bieber, the team's play-by-play announcer who was also killed in the Friday crash at a highway intersection in east-central Saskatchewan. Fourteen others on the bus were injured.

They gave no information about the status of the truck driver. "He's also been provided with some mental health and wellness assistance", Zablocki said Saturday afternoon.

Ryan Straschnitzki, 18, suffered a broken back, his mother told CTV News Channel on Saturday.

"We talked to him, but he said he couldn't feel his lower extremities so I don't know what's going on", she said. The crash took place at around 5:00 pm on Highway 35 about 28 kilometers north of the town of Tisdale, a trading center in an overwhelmingly agricultural region of the western province. The truck had been travelling westbound on Highway 335.

One of the victims of the devastating crash that claimed the lives of several members of a Saskatchewan junior hockey team was a former assistant captain for York University's men's hockey team.

A steady stream of people arrived at Humboldt's Elgar Petersen sports arena on Saturday, consoling the grieving families and offering flowers.

The league's president, Bill Chow, says "the worst nightmare has happened", as his eyes welled up with tears.

"Your heart breaks for the families, the billets, the people involved".

On Friday, the town of Humboldt was preparing for a big game. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and communities affected by this terrible tragedy.

Team president Kevin Garinger says that while the junior hockey team's season is over, the organization wants to ensure the crash does not mark the end of the franchise.

"One of the best hockey players and an even greater guy off the ice", Tyson Chizma wrote on Twitter.

"Now I don't know what goes on now".

In Humboldt, the team's home rink became a scene of mourning, support, and strength. The Broncos were scheduled to play the Hawks there for Game 6 of their semi-final series Sunday.

As of early Sunday morning, a crowdfunding effort on the website GoFundMe had raised more than $2.9 million for the players and families affected by the crash. In Saskatoon, those eager to donate blood were met with a three-hour line as the community rallied around the young athletes.

"I can not imagine what these parents are going through, and my heart goes out to everyone affected by this awful tragedy, in the Humboldt community and beyond", Trudeau tweeted.

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted his condolences. I'm always thinking of first responders who have to deal with this as well.

"Tonight, we all must pray for these families".

The Winnipeg native said that accident still resonates in the community. That community and the other small communities around Saskatchewan, they live for hockey, and they drive that team and players love living there, and I speak from experience.

"From a grieving province, thank you to every one of the first responders and medical professionals for your courageous response under the most hard circumstances imaginable".

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