Swift Current Broncos

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Swift Current Broncos
CitySwift Current, Saskatchewan
LeagueWestern Hockey League
Founded1967 (1967)
Home arenaCredit Union iPlex
ColoursBlue, Black, Silver
General managerCanada Mark Lamb
Head coachCanada Mark Lamb

The Swift Current Broncos are a Canadian professional ice hockey team that began playing in 1964. They currently play in the Western Hockey League. They play their home games in Swift Current, Saskatchewan at the Credit Union iPlex. The team moved to Lethbridge in 1974 and became the Lethbridge Broncos. The played 12 seasons in Lethbridge before moving back to Swift Current in 1986. On December 30, 1986, the team's bus crashed on the way to Regina and four players died. The four players had their jerseys retired and had a trophy named after them which is awarded to the league's Player of the Year. The team still wears a commemorative patch to remember them.[1]

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  1. Ap (31 December 1986). "Bus Crash Kills 4 Hockey Players" – via NYTimes.com.

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