Tributes pour in for threesome of younger hockey gamers killed in Surrey crash | Globalnews.ca

Tributes pour in for trio of young hockey players killed in Surrey crash  | Globalnews.ca

2021-08-23 02:27:00

Tributes are pouring in for the three younger hockey gamers killed in a single-vehicle crash in Surrey early Saturday morning.

Family and friends have recognized the trio as Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson, who died when their automobile crashed right into a tree close to 104 Avenue close to 160 Road.

“I actually cherished these guys like my very own. They had been actually brothers to me and I hope they’re watching from up above,” stated Jerome Maharaj, a good friend who had beforehand performed with all three.

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“They had been excellent hockey gamers,” he added. “We’ve simply bought to play for them now.”

A rising memorial together with heartfelt notes, flowers and hockey sticks now sits on the web site of the crash, and a gradual stream of mourners arrived all through Saturday and Sunday so as to add to it.

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The tragedy has shocked the youth hockey group within the Decrease Mainland and past.

Sharma, 16, performed for the BCHL Langley Rivermen, and on Saturday, the workforce gave its condolences to his household and mates.

“We misplaced a younger man who made every one in all our lives higher in addition to brighter every single day he got here to play the sport all of us love,” the workforce stated in a press release.

“We’ll miss you Ronin. Could you relaxation in peace.”

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Reimer, additionally 16, had been not too long ago signed to the WHL Edmonton Oil Kings. That workforce issued its personal assertion within the wake of the tragedy.

“Caleb was a younger man with a shiny future each on and off the ice. He was an individual that you simply cherished to be round, he was an incredible teammate and an incredible good friend,” normal supervisor and president of hockey operations Kirt Hill wrote.

“We’ll really miss having Caleb in our lives every day. He was a part of our household and will probably be an incredible loss in all of our hearts.”

In a press release, the WHL wrote that it was “shocked and saddened” to be taught of the crash, and providing its “heartfelt condolences” to Reimer’s household, teammates and mates.

“Our ideas and prayers are with you throughout this very troublesome time,” reads a press release from the league.

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And, in an indication of simply how far the affect of the crash has unfold via the native hockey group, the Vancouver Canucks additionally issued a press release.

“The Canucks group is heartbroken to listen to in regards to the passing of Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson,” wrote the workforce.

“We ship our deepest condolences to their households, mates, teammates and coaches throughout this troublesome time.”

The reason for the crash stays beneath investigation, and a stretch of 104 Avenue was closed for many of Saturday as collision consultants reviewed the scene.

“They had been nice hockey gamers, however extra importantly they had been higher mates,” Maharaj stated.

“I cherished all of them like my brothers, it’s exhausting to lose them like this.”




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