Sports Drake honours Humboldt with Broncos jersey at Raptors’ playoffs opener

02:10  15 april  2018
02:10  15 april  2018 Source:   Sportsnet

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.

. An amazing honour to present the jersey . In addition to being a multiple Grammy Award-winning artist, Drake serves as a global ambassador for the Raptors and is a regular fixture in his courtside seats between Powerful cartoon resonates with Canadians following Humboldt Broncos tragedy.

Nick Shumlanski, was also in attendance wearing his white team jersey with a cut underneath his left eye, a playoff beard and blonde hair. Hanson Brothers honour Humboldt Broncos after seeing shattered 'Slapshot' DVD.

  Drake honours Humboldt with Broncos jersey at Raptors’ playoffs opener © Frank Gunn/CP

As the country continues the mourn the loss of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos family following a bus collision near Nipawin, Sask., on April 6, Toronto native Drake offered his own tribute to the team on Saturday.

Sitting courtside for the Toronto Raptors post-season opener against the Washington Wizards, Drake was spotted wearing a Broncos jersey in honour of the team.

Humboldt has seen an outpouring of support from the sporting world since their tragedy earlier this month, beginning with the #SticksOutForHumboldt movement, which saw community members and NHL teams alike show support for the Broncos.

The GoFundMe page set up to help families and those affected by the tragedy recently surpassed $11 million as the hockey community continues to rally around Humboldt.

Ellen DeGeneres Pays Tribute To Humboldt Broncos .
Ellen DeGeneres Pays Tribute To Humboldt BroncosThe tragedy of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is not lost to Canada's neighbours down south.


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