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Arizona Coyotes hold moment of silence for Humboldt Broncos before final game

Posted at 6:24 PM, Apr 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-08 18:34:20-04

The Arizona Coyotes joined in with other teams throughout the NHL by holding a moment of silence for members of the Humboldt Broncos after a bus accident Friday claimed the lives of at least 15 members of the junior hockey team based in Humboldt, Saskatchewan.

The Coyotes and visiting Anaheim Ducks both paid respect to the team before the regular-season finale for both teams Saturday night. In addition, the Coyotes announced portions of proceeds from Saturday night's 50/50 raffle would go toward the Humboldt Broncos.

A GoFundMe page has also been set up for players and families affected by the accident. As of Saturday night, over $2.2 million has been raised, with a goal of $4 million.

Three members of the Coyotes roster -- defenseman Luke Schenn, forward Josh Archibald and goaltender Darcy Kuemper -- are Saskatchewan natives.