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Meadow Lakers wear jerseys to honour Humboldt Broncos

Calgary trucking company involved in Humboldt bus crash suspended Jersey Day for Humboldt spreads around the world (PHOTOS)
Lucia Summers | 14 April, 2018, 12:26

The 29-year-old was with the team heading to a playoff game in Nipawin on April. 6 when the team bus collided with a semi-trailer.

"If it (were to) happen here, they'd probably do a movement like this and I thought it was important to support the families", Volek said in a phone interview with The Canadian Press.

Jacob Leicht, 19, was one of 16 people who died after a transport truck and a bus carrying the Humboldt junior hockey team collided last Friday at a rural Saskatchewan intersection.

Fueled by her love for sports, Dayna Brons was focused on making the Humboldt Broncos shine on the ice.

At the University of Lethbridge, staff and students paid tribute to Logan Boulet, who died of injuries sustained in the Humboldt Broncos bus collision.

It was the latest nationwide tribute to the Humboldt Broncos team. Dayna I've been thinking of you a lot!

From gymnasiums filled with students to first responders standing outside stations, Calgarians sent images of support to the Humboldt Broncos Thursday as they joined communities across the country in marking Jersey Day.

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The tragedy has been felt by the Western Kings major midget hockey organization, whose players and personnel spend the long winters travelling across the province in some wild and whacky weather.

"I said, 'We have to do something to get all of the teams on board - every team, league and association, ' " Middleton said.

The local oldtimers have shown their respect in a number of ways, though donations, wearing their jerseys, leaving sticks outside and using green tape during the ongoing playoffs. "This is about one community showing support to another that is hurting, and to family members who we can all empathize and sympathize with".

"In their own way, they feel part of it", said Steven McDougall, the school's principal.

A group of hockey parents suggested the "Jersey Day" online and the campaign quickly spread, with more than 7,000 saying they would join in.

"I've talked to their coach, Darcy (Haugan), numerous times over the years and there's a player on our team, Donavon Beatty, that knew a couple of players from being a Saskatchewan kid".

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