British Columbia's junior hockey community mourns tragic death of three young players

Tragic news.


The British Columbia junior hockey community as well as the entire hockey world is in mourning.

Three young hockey players of Delta Hockey Academy lost their lives after their vehicle crashed into a tree in Surrey, B.C. early on Saturday morning. The players were identified as: 

-Parker Magnuson (17)

-Caleb Reimer (16)

-Ronin Sharma (16)

"The entire Vancouver Giants organization would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families, teammates and friends of Delta Wild Hockey players Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson," the organization tweeted on Sunday morning.

Tali Campbell, general manager of the B.C. Hockey League's Coquitlam Express Junior "A" Hockey Club, expressed his condolences to the families of all three players who were lost. 

"When I got the news and heard who it was, your heart just breaks for their families, their friends, their teammates and the whole community," Campbell told CBC News. "The hockey community is small.

"These three young men had a full life ahead of them — a full hockey career and life after hockey. It's devastating news obviously when any life is lost, especially young people who have bright futures."

The NHL sent a message of support after the tragic news was made public.

"The NHL sends its love and deepest condolences to the families of junior hockey players Caleb Reimer, Ronin Sharma and Parker Magnuson," the professional league wrote on Twitter."

We send our thoughts, prayers and condolences to all of those who have been personally affected by this tragedy.