EA Sports NHL 19 includes tribute to Humboldt Broncos – Yahoo Sports

View photosThe newest EA Sports NHL game will feature a #SticksOutForHumboldt tribute. (Twitter // @EASPORTSNHL)More

Since the tragic bus crash which killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos’ hockey team, and left 13 injured, the hockey community has taken any opportunity available to show their support to those affected.

In the latest installment of EA Sports’ NHL series, NHL 19, the game will include a hat-tip to the tragedy-struck club, with a game mode featuring the popular #SticksOutForHumboldt tribute.

“We’d just got out and play until we couldn’t feel our toes anymore” @cmcdavid97. Relive those memories. Pre-order #NHL19 today: https://t.co/b32WVRIl2Y pic.twitter.com/h0zUlPBlKJ

— #NHL19 (@EASPORTSNHL) August 10, 2018

It is great that EA Sports decided to show their support for Humboldt with this gesture. Given how deeply this affected those in the hockey community, it is very fitting that the most popular hockey video game did something to honour the victims and their families

View photosThe subtle acknowledgment includes an image of the sticks sitting outside on a porch. (@EASPORTSNHL // Twitter)More

The #SticksOutForHumboldt movement was a small gesture made by many to let the community know they were thinking of them.

Ugh, so cute. My grandma is 91 and from Regina, and went out to buy a hockey stick so she had one to leave on her front steps. #SticksOutForHumboldt #HumboldtStrong pic.twitter.com/yvmhYUHBRd

— Jacqueline Doorey (@jackydoorey) April 14, 2018

Humboldt, our hearts are with you. #SticksOutForHumboldt @TorontoMarlies pic.twitter.com/ztH44FwvTt

— Great Canadian (@GreatCanadianHC) April 13, 2018

The #BlueJays have their #SticksOutForHumboldt pic.twitter.com/XgQ1INcVPf

— Keegan Matheson (@KeeganMatheson) April 17, 2018




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