Courtesy of Canadian Junior Hockey League: Thoughts still entrenched with those affected by the tragedy of April 6, 2018
CALGARY, Alta. – The early evening of Friday, April 6, 2018 was a time that changed all of us forever.
It has now been two years since the devastating tragedy shocked the Humboldt Broncos, their families, loved ones, the community of Humboldt, Sask., the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, the Canadian Junior Hockey League, Hockey Canada and the entire world-wide hockey family.
In this current time of uncertainly, involving everyone as present events grip the nation and beyond; on this solemn day, the CJHL, its member leagues and clubs, respectively pause to reflect, reminisce and cherish each and everyone involved on that horrendous day, two years ago.
“Its been two years since the accident, but it seems like yesterday, as we approach this anniversary,” offered CJHL president Brent Ladds.
“There is not a day that goes by, that we don’t think of the impact that this tragedy had, on so many,” added Ladds.
The thoughts, reflections and sentiments remain strong to this day.
“To everyone, please pause to remember and acknowledge, in your own way, the families who continue to live through the memories, the front line workers who were so invaluable throughout, and the millions of supporters who made their feelings known during those heart-rending days.”
The Humboldt Broncos remain forever firmly planted in our hearts and their memories live on, never to be forgotten.
The CJHL offers our sincere continued support and admiration to all the first responders, emergency services personnel as well as to anyone who went far and above in answering the call that fateful evening and who continue to do so daily as events unfold across the globe.
We Play for Them.