Saturday Habs Headlines: A crash involving Humboldt Broncos’ team bus claims 15 lives

Multiple fatalities are confirmed after a tragic accident in Saskatchewan.

On Friday evening, a bus carrying the players and coaching staff of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Humboldt Broncos was involved in a crash. At the time of this writing, 15 people are confirmed dead with another 14 injured. [CTV | CBC | Global]

An update on the situation will be released at 8:00 AM CST (10:00 AM EDT) on Saturday.

Broncos president Kevin Garinger released a statement regarding the accident. [Humboldt Broncos]

Gary Bettman released a statement on behalf of the NHL. []

The International Ice Hockey Federation will hold a moment of silence before each of this weekend’s games in the Division IA and Division IIA Under-18 World Championships. [IIHF]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shared his personal thoughts:

The Montreal Canadiens and several of the players in the organization posted their thoughts:

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