Members of Team Canada from the 2018 World Juniors celebrate their gold medal win
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Reporter Confirms the Names of Remaining Players Asked to Turn Themselves In

Published January 30, 2024 at 3:46 PM
Perhaps it's the worst kept secret in hockey for some time, but the identity of all five players from Team Canada's 2018 World Juniors gold medal-winning team linked to a police investigation is now known.

The Globe & Mail initially reported over the weekend that Alex Formenton, a former draft pick of the Ottawa Senators who had been playing in Switzerland, had shown up at London Police headquarters after five players were asked to do so after an investigation into an alleged assault. Now, TSN is identifying the other players involved.

"Four National Hockey League players – Carter Hart, Michael McLeod, Dillon Dube, and Cal Foote – have been directed to surrender to police in London, Ont., to be charged with se--al assault in connection with an alleged incident that occurred during a Hockey Canada event in the city in June 2018, two sources familiar with the matter told TSN.

The players are expected to surrender before the London Police Service holds a press conference on Monday to update the public on the high-profile case." - Rick Westhead, TSN

The remaining four players named by Westhead took leaves of absence from their respective NHL teams over the last week or so. None of the teams involved - Calgary Flames, Philadelphia Flyers, and New Jersey Devils - would say anything about why the leaves were being taken, although Calgary indicated Dube was taking a mental health leave.
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Reporter Confirms the Names of Remaining Players Asked to Turn Themselves In

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