September 5, 2018 2:56 pm

Humboldt Broncos sell out home opener

Goalie Dane Dow wears a commemorative helmet during the first day of the Humboldt Broncos training camp at Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt , Sask. on Friday, August, 24, 2018.

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The Humboldt Broncos‘ first regular season game next week on home ice has sold out.

It will be the team’s first home game since a bus crash on April 6 killed 16 people, including 11 members of the team.

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team was on its way to Nipawin for a playoff game against the Hawks, who they will face on Sept. 12 at Elgar Petersen Arena.

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The team said only a “very limited number” of tickets for the game were made available from the team office for purchase in-person or over the phone.

Tickets for the second home game on Sept. 22, when the Broncos take on the Battleford Stars, went on sale Wednesday morning.

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– With files from Global News

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