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Humboldt Broncos ready for emotional return to the ice

New season. New head coach. New players. But the memories from last season will never be replaced. Wednesday night, inside a sold out Elgar Petersen Arena, the Humboldt Broncos will be playing hockey again in what should be an emotional scene. (7:30 p.m. ET, TSN / NHL Network). It was the night of April 6 that 16 people, including 10 players, were killed and 13 others injured in a bus crash as the team was traveling to a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League game in Nipawin, Saskatchewan. The summer was spent healing and rebuilding. Despite the tragic loss, the team was determined to play again to help the community of Humboldt. Among the dead was Broncos head coach Darcy Haugan, who’d been behind the bench since 2015. During the NHL Aw ...
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