CP NewsAlert: Humboldt Broncos captain among 14 dead after Saskatchewan bus crash
Head coach and general manager Darcy Haugan, centre, is shown in team photo of the 2016/2017 Humboldt Broncos hockey team as it hangs in Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., on Saturday, April 7, 2018. The head coach of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team is among 14 dead following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan. Darcy Haugan was on the junior hockey team's bus Friday on the way to a playoff game in northeastern Saskatchewan when it collided with a truck.
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April 07, 2018 - 10:00 AM
NIPAWIN, Sask. - The captain of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team is among 14 dead following a horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan.
Logan Schatz died along with head coach Darcy Haugan when the junior hockey team's bus collided with a truck on the way to a playoff game in northeastern Saskatchewan Friday.
Kelly Schatz, Logan's father, says his 20-year-old son played for the Broncos for just over four years and had served as team captain for the past two-and-a-half years.
He says his son's death is hard and the family is seeking solace in one another.
RCMP have said 14 others on the bus were injured — three were in critical condition.
The team was on its way to play in Game 5 of a semi-final against the Nipawin Hawks.
Darren Opp, president of the Hawks, said a semi T-boned the players' bus.
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