Humboldt crash survivors give presentation for Oilers superfan Stelter


Five hockey players who survived the tragic 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash made a special presentation to Edmonton Oilers super fan Ben Stelter and his family at Rogers Place on Monday.

On April 6, 2018, 16 people died and 13 were injured after a bus taking the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Humboldt Broncos to a playoff game collided with a transport truck at a rural intersection. in Saskatchewan. Five of the survivors — Brayden Camrud, Graysen Cameron, Ryan Straschnitzki, Tyler Smith and Derek Patter — attended Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals and donated to help offset Stelter’s medical bills.

Stelter is a 6-year-old child with glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer. The Oilers fan was diagnosed with a brain tumor a year ago, going through four rounds of chemotherapy and 30 radiation therapy sessions to remove it.

Tweet from @NHL_On_TNT: Five players who survived the Humboldt Broncos bus crash are in Edmonton tonight and made a special presentation to Ben Stelter and his family 💙

Stelter developed a relationship with the Oilers and their players earlier in the seasonjoining the team for morning skates, games, locker room meetings and post-game press conferences.

Stelter also helped popularize the “Play ‘La Bamba, ‘baby!” movement in Edmonton, which pays tribute to the team’s late locker room attendant, Joey Mossby share videos on social networks during the Oilers’ run to the Western Conference Finals.


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