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BREAKING: Two Players From 2018 WJC Team Officially Removed Off NHL Roster

Published January 25, 2024 at 3:34 PM
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     
Yesterday, a major breakthrough in the 2018 Team Canada Junior scandal, where the London Police announced that five players were asked to report at the station to face charges.

"Breaking: Five members of the 2018 world junior hockey team have been told to surrender to London, Ont., police to face charges of ****** , The Globe and Mail reports, citing unnamed sources.

The Globe reports the players, who have not been charged yet, have been given a set period of time to present themselves at London police headquarters.
via @robyndoolittle."




Meanwhile, an NHL team announced that two players who were on Team Canada's roster in 2018 would take a leave of absence.

Two New Jersey Devils Players Removed Off NHL App



Following everything that has happened so far, we've just learnt that Michael McLeod and Cal Foote have been officially removed off the roster.

McLeod and Foote have been removed from the Devils roster on the NHL app


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Michael McLeod and Cal Foote announced yesterday they are both taking leave of absences from their team.


They join Alex Formenton, Carter Hart and Dillon Dube as the players who suddenly left their teams in the last few days.

Nothing has been confirmed and we'll need to wait until February 5th before the truth comes out.

The London Police Service anticipate holding a media conference on Feb 5


Updates will follow.
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