I'm surprised I don't see a thread about this on here already. I guess we Americans aren't concerned with foriegn leagues and probably even more so that its hockey.
None the less, it was a terrible tragedy, my heart goes out to the families of these people.
The team they were to play tonight made a very very moving tribute, here's an excerpt.
Ceremonie v Minsku - symbolick√© v√*tńõzstv√* Lokomotiv Yaroslavl - YouTube