The Nelson Leafs held a moment of silence for Nolan Handley

Leafs pay tribute to late teammate

Nolan Handley, an alternate player on the Nelson Leafs squad, died this week after suffering serious injuries in a car accident in Trail.

The Nelson Leafs paid tribute to a fallen friend on Thursday night.

As part of the opening ceremonies of the Cyclone Taylor Cup Tournament, a moment of silence was held for Nolan Handley, an alternate player for the Leafs who passed away after suffering serious injuries in a car accident in Trail.

Handley is one of three teens who were hurt in the accident.

Leafs management brought a Handley jersey to centre ice as part of the tribute. The jersey will be presented to his family at a later date.

For more on the tragic accident, click here.

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