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Canada Humboldt Broncos player from Winnipeg survives deadly Saskatchewan bus crash

22:01  07 april  2018
22:01  07 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash

  Humboldt Broncos bus involved in highway crash A bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos has been involved in a crash north of Tisdale. The collision, which RCMP said was a “serious” crash, happened on Highway 35 about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, near the junction of Highway 335.The Nipawin Hawks, which were supposed to meet the Broncos in Game 5 of their SJHL semifinal series on Friday night, said on Facebook the game was cancelled.“The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus. We ask during this time that you don’t send messages. When more information is given we will update,” the Hawks posted on Friday evening.

A Winnipeg player with the Humboldt Broncos survived the fatal crash involving the team's bus in Saskatchewan on Friday, a close friend of the player 's family confirmed to CBC. Matthieu Gomercic's survival was a "miracle" and his injuries were minor, the friend said.

All of the hockey world is in mourning after the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan Friday, Winnipeg Jets players and coaches say. The sole Manitoban on board, Matthieu Gomercic, survived the crash , a friend of his family has confirmed to CBC.

a man holding a sign: Matthieu Gomercic plays for the Humboldt Broncos and was on the bus when it crashed, but survived the crash. © Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Matthieu Gomercic plays for the Humboldt Broncos and was on the bus when it crashed, but survived the crash.

A Winnipeg player with the Humboldt Broncos survived the fatal crash involving the team's bus in Saskatchewan on Friday, a close friend of the player's family confirmed to CBC.

Matthieu Gomercic's survival was a "miracle" and his injuries were minor, the friend said.

Fourteen people died, including Broncos head coach Darcy Haugan, and 15 more were injured when the bus crashed with a semi-trailer Friday near Tisdale, Sask., about 200 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon. 

Gomercic, a 20-year-old forward, is in his second season with the Humboldt Broncos. This season, he had eight goals and 21 assists for a point total of 29.

Before the Broncos, he played two seasons with the Steinbach Pistons with the MJHL.

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