Bron­cos player in­jured in bus crash joins Red Deer team as as­sis­tant coach

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - - SPORTS -

RED DEER, ALTA. A Hum­boldt Bron­cos player who was in­jured in a hor­rific bus crash in Saskatchewan has be­come an as­sis­tant coach for the Red Deer Op­ti­mist Chiefs.

Gray­sen Cameron, a 19-yearold for­ward from Olds, Alta., has de­cided to join the top-tier, AAA hockey team in the Al­berta Mid­get Hockey League in the up­com­ing sea­son.

The team made the an­nounce­ment on Twit­ter.

“We are look­ing for­ward to help­ing him fur­ther his hockey ca­reer!!” the post stated.

The team says it’s thrilled to have Cameron, who played with the Chiefs from 2015 to 2017 be­fore join­ing the Bron­cos.

Cameron, who retweeted the an­nounce­ment, was one of 13 play­ers in­jured on April 6 when Hum­boldt’s ju­nior hockey team bus and a semi-trailer col­lided in ru­ral Saskatchewan.

Six­teen peo­ple were killed.

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