Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid, Ryan O'Reilly of Buffalo Visit Injured Broncos

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid, Ryan O'Reilly of Buffalo Visit Injured Broncos

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NHL stars visit injured Humboldt Broncos in hospital

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SASKATOON - A pair of NHL stars visited the nine members of the Humboldt Broncos still recovering in hospital from the April 6 bus crash to help raise their spirits.

Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid and Ryan O'Reilly of the Buffalo Sabres looked in on the injured players at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.

The two also visited schools in the community of Humboldt earlier in the day, talking to students.

They also made a point of stopping at Elgar Peterson Arena in Humboldt to pay their respects to all of the 16 people who have died as a result of the collision that involved a transport truck.

Two of the nine people still in hospital remained in critical condition.

McDavid says they made a point of joking with the Broncos at the hospital in the hope the players could forget about what they are going through for awhile. …

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