On April 6th 2018, the hockey world was stunned by the tragedy that unfolded at the intersections of Highways 35 and 335 in Saskatchewan, Canada.
A semi-truck collided into a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team of the SJHL, who were on their way to a playoff game against the Nipawin Hawks in a must win game five, with the junior hockey team trailing 3 – 1 in their series.
Sixteen of those on board the bus tragically are no longer with us.
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A term I sometimes see thrown about on social media is #HockeyFam or #GiantsFam. According to dictionary.com, one of the definitions of family is:
“a group of people who are generally not blood relations but who share common attitudes, interests, or goals and, frequently, live together”
No, we don’t all live together, but as fans we do share common interests and attitudes.
Continue reading We are Family.
I truly believe that from the moment you buy your first hockey ticket, or tune into your first game, you become something much greater than yourself. You become part of a global family of hockey lovers who are passionate about the sport they love, they care for each other and when everything feels like it might just be falling apart? They rally round and prove to you that you are never alone.
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