According to local media, the team’s entire roster was killed in the crash, save for winger Alexander Galimov who is critical condition. The other survivor is reportedly a flight engineer.
“We have no team any more,” team spokesman Vladimir N. Malkov is quoted as saying. “All our starting players, and all the service people, they all burned in the crash.”
The team was en route to Minsk, where they were to kickoff their 2011-12 KHL season. Speaking at the traditional Opening Cup game between last year’s finalists, KHL President Aleksandr Medvedev told the crowd “we will do our best to keep the high-level hockey in Yaroslavl.”
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According to report from the York-Poquoson’s Sheriff’s Office, deputies arriving on the scene spotted a burning trailer hitched to a white Ford Explorer. The unidentified driver, who had reportedly wrapped a tree-tied cable around his neck, refused officers’ requests to exit the vehicle. The man suddenly accelerated, causing his head to separate from his body.
The 46-year-old Chicago native’s death has been ruled a suicide. Details about the dispute were not released, but local reports say the couple, who share two children, were arguing about the man’s living arrangements.
“Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves. Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics (as most Sesame Street Muppets™ do), they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation.”
Thank fuck. Finally proof the gay community can’t force every facet of life to bend to their will. When even children’s puppets are being sexualised due to a chip on your shoulder you’re trying too bloody hard!