With Love From a Hockey Mom for Humboldt

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  1. Val says:

    Beautiful tribute from the heart. You so eloquently said what every hockey mom everywhere is thinking & feeling. Thank you for putting your thoughts & feelings in prints! It could have been any of us who have or had kids in hockey going down this terrible road in the aftermath of this horrific accident that snuffed out 15 bright lights & injured 14 others. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved and hope they all feel the love and grief of the entire country behind them as they struggle to move forward.

  2. Angela says:

    Beautiful ❤

  3. Lindsay says:

    Carla this is beautifully written.
    Your words are felt at the most gut wrenching level!
    Thoughts and prayers to all!

  4. Guy Bellerose says:

    Carla you have captured in words and images the feelings we are all struggling to say.
    Thank you

  5. Chantele Cumberbatch says:

    Sending my deepest condolences to any and everyone affected by the tragic loss of the Humboldt Broncos team players and organization. As a parent, I cannot fathome the thought of losing a child or loved one. This hits home so deeply. I am praying for everyone affected and sending prayers. We love you all and we are with you #humboldt

  6. Morgan Hull says:

    Carla I can barely look at my screen from the tears that blur my eyes. I’m so glad you made this post because you managed to put what we are all feeling into words. A parent never fearsome putting their child in a sport because of the risk that they might lose a child. And so they shouldn’t. Although the young men of Humboldt lost their lives on their way to the sport they love. That same sport has saved so many of us. That’s why this tragedy hits so deep within the hockey community. Because it could easily have been any team. The team from across the province, the team you compete against or even the team you call your own.
    Because we all play to be better ourselves and support one another and that’s exactly what this nation needs right now. Such a wonderful post Carla

    • Oh Mo,
      We have such a wonderful hockey family and community, and I agree with you, hockey has enriched my life, my kids’ lives, and I’ve seen it save kids at risk. When I think of our team, and you girls, I don’t know how I would cope. Love you kid.

  7. Lisa Watson says:

    Thank you for your heartwrenching words. What more can I say….

  8. Shelly says:

    My prayers go out to all the moms and dads and family memebers…i find myself going about the day and your tragedy puts me in tears for u all. Cant imagine ur pain or loss.. I will continue to pray for u all and hope they god wraps his arms around u all and my hope for u is that one day u wont feel your hearts ripped from ur bodies in tears!!! With deep condolences and heart ache for u a hockey patent of 18 years..😥🙏🏻🙏🏻

  9. Donna says:

    Your words are powerful. May you be blessed. The whole world mourns for the lives lost in Humbolt. And may we find joy in the knowledge that some are healing. #PrayforHumbolt

  10. Ellaina says:

    My thoughts your words
    Thank you
    Peace be with you all around the nation, May the healing come soon enough and give us strength forever. None will be forgotten. You have touched our souls Broncos ♥️
    I’m so blessed to have a son so he to can be a part of this national hockey family !

    • Thank you Ellaina, I too, have been blessed with hockey players, and am proud to be a part of this hockey family. Your words brought tears to my eyes.

  11. Kyla says:

    You have spoken so well what so many of us are feeling. My eyes blur with tears each and every time I think of this terrible tragedy and what the survivors now have to face. Your words are so beautiful. It was truly hard to read as I could not see through my tears. My thoughts are prayers are with each and every person involved, hoping to give some invisible strength to help them to heal.

    • Thank you so much Kyla. It was so hard to write, I was sobbing by the end of it. The loss we all feel collectively for everyone involved is so overwhelming and such a helpless feeling. Thank you for your comment, I’m praying too for strength for everyone involved.

  12. Ellen Miller says:

    Your comments strike to the core of hockey families across this continent. I’m grieving for the loss, because I too am a hockey grandma in a neighboring country who shares your hearth ache .

  13. Laura West says:

    Thank you for these beautiful words. You have said what so many of us have been thinking and feeling. Hockey is family, as a mom of 3 hockey players and billet mom to countless others this tragedy hits home. So many tears shed for so many I am praying for comfort and healing. #HumboldtStrong

  14. Michele says:

    Thank you for sharing such beautiful words. ❤

  15. Irma says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts. Your words hit the very heart of how I have been feeling. I have hugged my kids tighter and am thankful. I grieve as think of the families who can no longer hold their Son, daughter, Father, or Grandpa. 💖

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