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Another Canadian player's agent confirms they weren't involved in sexual assault

Published May 31, 2022 at 3:37 PM

Late last week, Rick Westhead reported a legal settlement between Hockey Canada, the CHL, and a woman who alleged she was sexually abused by eight CHL players at a Hockey Canada Gala in June of 2018.

The disturbing report has led to many fans and reporters wanting to out the eight players involved to hold them accountable, rather than just a large, dull, and distant monetary settlement between organizations. Moreover, many of the players involved in the event and on the World Juniors team now play in the NHL, and they should absolutely be questioned about their involvement.

Reporter Ken Campbell has been one to seek out those involved in the abuse, and has been tracking down each individual players' agents for comments.

Campbell reported yesterday, after speaking with Kurt Overhardt, that Cal Foote of the Tampa Bay Lightning was not involved in the scandal. Further, he had previously spoken to, and cleared the names of Cale Makar, Dante Fabbro, Jonah Gadjovich, and Victor Mete.

Of the 23 players who could've been a part of the abuse, Campbell has cleared only five so far, but has pledged to continue to seek answers to hold those involved accountable for their actions.

Whether you've agreed or disagreed with Ken Campbell's hockey opinions and reporting in the past, we can all commend him for the work in holding these players accountable, not letting this case of abuse, like so many others, be swept under the rug.
May 31   |   227 answers
Another Canadian player's agent confirms they weren't involved in sexual assault

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