Humboldt Broncos president says bus crash won’t be end of team

Humboldt mayor Rob Muench and Broncos president Kevin Garinger meet with the media to express condolences to families and give an update.

HUMBOLDT, Sask. — The president of Saskatchewan’s Humboldt Broncos says the hockey team will do everything in its power to get back on the ice in the future.

Fifteen people, including the head coach and several players, were killed when the team’s bus and a transport truck collided Friday in a tragedy that has gripped the country.

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.

More than $3 million has been raised since the crash and Garinger says the money will go to the 14 survivors and the families of the dead.

Garinger says one of the injured players has been released from hospital.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to attend a vigil for the team in Humboldt tonight.


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