Daily Colorado Avalanche Cupcakes: April 13th, 2018

Colorado Avalanche

Predators’ playoff celebration promises to be ‘bigger and better than last year’. [USA Today]

Landeskog’s leadership key in Avs turnaround. [TSN]

Avalanche fans invited to Pepsi Center for playoff watch parties. [CBS Local]

The Senators will keep their top selection in the 2018 NHL draft. [Ottawa Sun]

The Rest of the Game

NHL fans don’t mess with their Stanley Cup playoff superstitions. [Global News]

Why the NHL had to suspend Drew Doughty – even in the playoffs. [The Hockey News]

NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL players’ associations release statement on sports betting. [Sportsnet]

Blue Jackets’ Anderson ejected, Capitals respond with two quick goals. [Sporting News]

Senators name development camp trophy after late ‘Butterfly Boy’. Pitre Award will be given to Ottawa’s hardest-working player annually. [NHL]

Humboldt Broncos’

This is not the end’: Sledge hockey Paralympian shares hope, experience with injured Humboldt Broncos. Message from Kevin Rempel, who fought to walk again, gives insights into the road ahead after traumatic injury. [CBC]

Father of Humboldt Broncos player Evan Thomas invites everyone to SaskTel Centre funeral. [Saskatoon Star Phoenix]

Canadian Blood Services says donations spiked after Humboldt Broncos bus crash. [CTV News]

Humboldt’s wound is deep, the pain is raw. [Global News]

Humboldt hockey arena full for funeral of Broncos play-by-play announcer. [Sportsnet]

Canadians don hockey jerseys in show of solidarity with Humboldt. Across Canada, people showed up to work and school in sports jerseys. [CBC]

Everything you need to know about the record-breaking Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe. [Global News]

Humboldt Broncos bus crash: GoFundMe campaign tops $10 million, biggest ever in Canada. [Saskatoon Star Phoenix]

Country Thunder Music Festival to host Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon
Concert set for April 27 at SaskTel Centre. [CBC]

Why do certain tragedies, like Humboldt, resonate? As a country we’ve been grieving all week, led by media and social media, consumed with the aftermath of a horrific Saskatchewan accident—16 dead, including 10 young players, 12 seriously injured and still in hospital. But why, asks Judith Timson? [The Star]

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