Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

30 Jun 19
Calgary Sun

Months after his mother was crippled after being shoved off an LRT platform into the path of an oncoming train, Allan Hein still frets about his teenage children riding the rails. It was last November that Calgary grandmother Rozalia Meichl’s life changed forever when, in a random act of violence, she was pushed off the […]

29 Jun 19
Calgary Herald

Alberta is once again extending the deadline for farmers and to complete a new mandatory commercial driver training program.

28 Jun 19
ChrisD.ca - Winnipeg News

AIRDRIE, Alta. — A Humboldt Broncos hockey player who was paralyzed in a deadly bus crash last year has signed a multi-year contract with Adidas.

27 Jun 19
Calgary Herald

As Humboldt Broncos crash survivor Ryan Straschnitzki keeps his sights set on one day making the national sledge hockey team, the 20-year-old has signed a contract with Adidas. The signing was announced Thursday, but Straschnitzki said conversations started months ago. “They reached out about two months ago, and ever since that we started keeping in […]

27 Jun 19
Canoe

AIRDRIE, Alta. — A Humboldt Broncos hockey player who was paralyzed in a deadly bus crash last year has signed a multi-year contract with Adidas. “I’m pretty honoured and it’s an awesome feeling,” Ryan Straschnitzki, 20, recently told The Canadian Press from his home in Airdrie, Alta. “I got some nice swag and gear.” Straschnitzki […]

27 Jun 19
National Post

AIRDRIE, Alta. — A Humboldt Broncos hockey player who was paralyzed in a deadly bus crash last year has signed a multi-year contract with Adidas. “I’m pretty honoured and it’s an awesome feeling,” Ryan Straschnitzki, 20, recently told The Canadian Press from his home in Airdrie, Alta. “I got some nice swag and gear.” Straschnitzki […]

27 Jun 19
Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Father of one of Broncos bus crash victims applauds move to charity, greater separation from Broncos hockey club

24 Jun 19
CBS Denver
DENVER (CBS4) – On April 6, 2018, Graysen Cameron fractured his L4 vertebrae in the catastrophic collision between the Humboldt Broncos team bus and a semi truck on a Saskatchewan highway. Doctors said Cameron would never play hockey again. But this weekend, Cameron flew to Colorado to play in the Dawg Nation Bowl and made a triumphant return to the rink. (credit: CBS) “It never really crossed my mind. I had accepted that I was going to take a different path,” Cameron said. “But when I got the call that playing again was a possibility, I was excited. I’m right where I want to be. It’s great.” Last year, Cameron attended the Dawg Nation’s annual charity tournament in Colorado but he was unable to play. He served as coach alongside former Colorado Avalanche star Paul Stastny, who currently plays for the Las Vegas Golden Knights. (credit: CBS) “I think back now and I can’t believe Graysen really came out last year. To see him now, he looks healthy, he looks happy, and I can’t wait to watch him play,” executive director of Dawg Nation Marty Richardson said. (credit: CBS) Cameron’s first game back was nothing short of remarkable. The 20-year-old shared the ice with current and former NHL players like Statsny, Jan Hejda and John Mitchell, to name a few. “It’s going to be a crazy experience. Something I’ll remember for the rest of my life,” Cameron said before the game’s start. Cameron didn’t just keep up with hockey’s elite, he put on a show in his Top Dawgs sweater. When he found the back of the net, the crowd erupted and gave Graysen a long standing ovation. “I kind of blacked-out out there. I just tried to take it in as best as I could. The place kind of erupted, everyone was cheering for me. It was …” (credit: CBS) “It was a pretty goal too! It wasn’t sloppy. He’s an inspiration to all of us,” Statsny said. (credit: CBS) Perhaps the only thing better than finding the back of the net was the chance to share the moment with his father “Getting back to the bench and seeing my dad crying, that doesn’t happen often, so I just tried to take it in as best as I could,” Graysen said. (credit: CBS) “It was pretty surreal. And it was a great goal. I don’t know what to say about it, it’s just awesome,” Graysen’s father, Tyler, said. “I knew he had it in him. He’s the strongest kid I know. I’m really just a proud, proud dad. I knew he could do it.” Not only did Graysen score, his close friend Ryan Vandervils did as well. Vandervils survived a devastating burn accident that burned over 50% of his body. After being written off by many, Vandervils has made an equally remarkable comeback, and bit by bit he’s inching his way back onto the NHL radar. “For Graysen and I, we’ve both been through a tough batch of life, but to have Marty think of us for this event, it means the world,” Vandervils said. “We just want to have our lives back and play hockey again.” “I honestly can’t put it into words. I’ve worked really hard over the last year. It’s been a very long road, and now I’m just trying to enjoy it. I know now it’s all worth the hard work and the ups and downs. I know I can work my way back to playing full-time. This is just a stepping stone,” Graysen said.
23 Jun 19
Regina Leader-Post

A grand opening was held Saturday at the Co-operators Centre for the Regina Pat Canadians’ Adam Herold Memorial Room.

22 Jun 19
Saskatoon StarPhoenix

A Saskatoon Queen’s Bench courtroom heard that David Deagnon’s dangerous driving was the result of fatigue from his “work hard, play hard” lifestyle.

21 Jun 19
Saskatoon StarPhoenix

A year after doctors told him he’d never again play contact sports, Humboldt Broncos crash survivor Graysen Cameron was set to compete in his first hockey game since the tragedy. Cameron, 20, was expected to take to the ice Friday at a charitable hockey tournament near Denver, Colo., benefiting the severely injured. On April 6, […]

20 Jun 19
Calgary Herald

A year after doctors told him he’d never again play contact sports, Humboldt Broncos crash survivor Graysen Cameron is set to compete in his first hockey game since the tragedy. Cameron, 20, is expected to take to the ice Friday at a charitable hockey tournament near Denver, Colo., benefiting the severely injured. On April 6, […]

18 Jun 19
Sport Archives

SASKATOON – Jacob Wassermann spent most of his life on the ice before he fell in love with the water. The ex-Humboldt Broncos goalkeeper, who started in the net at the age of nine, was paralyzed last year when the junior hockey team bus and a semi-truck in Saskatchewan collided. 16 people were killed. Now […]

17 Jun 19
Writing About Crime

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-fcxsj-b4cf0e Myles Shumlanski received a frantic call from his son Nick claiming “The bus was in an accident”.  He gathered his wife and raced in his vehicle to the crash site, less than a quarter mile from his home.  They were the first family members on the scene.  He could see that a devastating accident […]

16 Jun 19
National Post

Jacob Wassermann has shown so much promise that he’s competing a prospect with Canada’s adaptive water-ski team at the world championships in Norway