Left: Eighteen-year-old hockey player, Layne Matechuk. Right: Layne Matechuk enjoying a weekend pass surrounded by family at the lake in August. Photos submitted Family and supporters all across the country celebrated as Humboldt Broncos player, Layne Matechuk, was released from Saskatoon City Hospital on October 5.
After suffering severe head injuries, brain damage and spending one month in a medically induced coma following the April 6, bus collision, Layne’s recovery pro
Layne Matechuk. Photo submitted Vermilion’s George Matechuk shared his family’s upheaval as grandson, Layne Matechuk, recovers in hospital from the catastrophic Humboldt Broncos bus accident on April 6. The morning of April 7, George and Theresa Matechuk travelled to Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital to be with Layne and his parents, Kevin and Shelley Matechuk. “You couldn’t recognize him. Seeing 12 of them in there in a coma; it was really heartbreaking. Our children hav