HUMBOLDT, Sask. – Fans are filling up the sold-out Elgar Petersen Arena to observe the Humboldt Broncos play their first game since a bus crash claimed 16 lives in April.
Many are dressed in inexperienced and yellow, the Saskatchewan junior A hockey group’s colors, that have transform acquainted to maximum Canadians since the tragedy.
Season-ticket holder Les Braun is anticipating it to be an emotional evening, particularly for the households of the avid gamers.
Humboldt Mayor Robert Muench says he thinks the game marks a brand new bankruptcy within the historical past of his town.
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Only two avid gamers who survived stay at the Broncos roster this season – Brayden Camrud and Derek Patter.
Other survivors, together with Kaleb Dahlgren, who’s now taking part in college hockey in Ontario, are readily available to cheer them on.