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Gary Bettman And The NHL Blacklists Jerseys From Four 2018 WJC Players

Published January 26, 2024 at 12:41
The hockey community is still shocked following London Police's announcement that five members of Hockey Canada's 2018 World Juniors gold medal-winning team were ordered to turn themselves in within the next two weeks.

As a result, Calgary Flames forward Dillon Dube, Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart, New Jersey Devils defenseman Cal Foote, and forward Michael McLeod, all part of the 2018 Team Canada, took indefinite leave from their NHL teams. Former NHL forward Alex Formenton, playing pro hockey in Switzerland, is reportedly flying back to Canada after taking leave from his team.

NHL Removes Ability To Buy Jerseys from Hart, Dube, Foote and McLeod

Fans are piecing together information, and the five players are now under public scrutiny. Today, fans discovered that Hart, Dube, Foote, and McLeod have been officially removed from their team's rosters, and the NHL has disabled the option to purchase jerseys or t-shirts with their names.

Although there's no official statement from the NHL or the players' teams regarding the suspicions, social media discussions suggest that the actions taken speak volumes. While there's no official word, the absence of the option to buy their jerseys implies a significant response.

Kudos to TSN's Rick Westhead and reporters at The Globe and Mail for staying on top of this story. Without their efforts, these allegations might have gone unnoticed, underscoring the importance of bringing such issues to the public's attention.
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Gary Bettman And The NHL Blacklists Jerseys From Four 2018 WJC Players

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