HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan — Nathan Oystrick has stepped down as coach and common supervisor of the Humboldt Broncos.
The 36-year-old Regina native was employed in July, three months after 16 members of the junior hockey crew — together with coach Darcy Haugan — have been killed when the crew’s bus and a semi-truck collided at a rural intersection on the way in which to a playoff sport.
Ryan Straschnitzki, who was one of 13 survivors in April when the Humboldt Broncos’ crew bus was hit by a semi-trailer, was “all good” after his bus was rear-ended by a truck earlier this week, his father mentioned.
For the first time since they have been paralyzed in an April bus crash, Humboldt Broncos gamers Ryan Straschnitzki and Jacob Wassermann will take the ice for a sled hockey exhibition in Denver on Friday.
Sukhmander Singh, the proprietor of Adesh Deol Trucking, has been charged with noncompliance with security laws in relation to the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy.
In a tweet, Oystrick mentioned: “Regardless of the acute stress and fixed stress of working with the group, I gave them every part I presumably might and am proud of their efficiency, and mine, this season.”
Oystrick mentioned extra info would observe.
A press release launched by the Broncos on Friday mentioned the crew and Oystrick have determined to “half methods.” Neither Oystrick nor the crew have mentioned why they made that call.
“The Broncos want to thank Nathan for his work with the group and want him the perfect in all his future endeavors,” the crew mentioned within the assertion.
The Broncos promoted 39-year-old assistant coach Scott Barney to interim coach.
The Broncos are fourth within the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League with a document of 21-13-2-1.
Prior to changing into a coach, Oystrick performed within the NHL with the Atlanta Thrashers, St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Geese. He was one of greater than 50 candidates for the Broncos’ teaching job.