BC Avalanche almost takes out Calgary hockey team bus

The International Hockey Academy Midget Prep team got quite the scare Sunday afternoon after their bus got caught in the middle of an avalanche as they were returning from a game in Pentiction, British Columbia.

As the team was returning to Calgary, the team encountered a roadblock that told the bus to slow down. Shortly after, team captain Caleb Garet said that he and the team heard a very loud noise. Garet said that it happened so fast, the bus kept driving and it took a few moments for the players to realize that it was an avalanche. And the avalanche hit the bus.
We've been on the bus so many hours throughout the season, it's just something you don't expect but know could happen, team captain Caleb Garet stated.
The avalanche closed down a portion of the highway that links Revelstoke and Golden, BC on Sunday. One vehicle was partially buried, but authorities stated that there were no injuries. Although the bus was slightly damaged, it broke down roughly 30 minutes after being struck. The team finally managed to get to Calgary, but the team bus was left in Golden, BC.

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