Brad Aldrich's name crossed off Stanley Cup over sexual assault allegations from former player
The decision to cross out the name of the former video coach, who denies the allegations, comes after the results of an independent investigation into his alleged conduct were made public in October.cbsnews.com
NHL Commissioner meets with Kyle Beach, offers league's help
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has talked to Kyle Beach about what the league can do to better protect its players after Beach said he was sexually assaulted by an assistant coach in 2010 and his allegations were largely ignored by the Chicago Blackhawks.
Red Wings fall in overtime to Panthers, who remain perfect
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings mounted a spirited comeback from a two-goal deficit for the second time in two games. The Red Wings are 4-2-2. Alex Nedeljkovic was strong in goal for the Red Wings, making 29 saves to keep his team in the game. The Red Wings went 0 for 4 on the power play and are 4 for 31 on the season (12.9 percent). The Red Wings begin a four-game trip Saturday in Toronto.mlive.com
Red Wings face unbeaten, potentially distracted Panthers
The Florida Panthers have the best record in the NHL at 7-0-0, but that is only the second-most significant storyline surrounding the team as they face the Detroit Red Wings tonight at Little Caesars Arena (7 p.m., ESPN-Plus and Hulu). The Red Wings (4-2-1) are trying to maintain momentum following back-to-back road victories. “You feel for Kyle Beach and obviously stand with him and everything he’s gone through,” Red Wings forward Sam Gagner said. Hopefully, it’s a reckoning and it helps us move forward.”Blashill said the Red Wings have continually stressed to everyone in the organization that lines of communication are open, and help is available. “From our perspective, we have to make sure our players understand there’s support here for them in a lot of different areas.mlive.com
Photo shows Chicago Blackhawks locker room made a homophobic joke just weeks after team officials reportedly ignored a player's sexual assault claim
The photo was taken just weeks after then-Blackhawks player Kyle Beach accused Blackhawks video coach Brad Aldrich of sexual assault in May 2010.news.yahoo.com
Amid scandal, Quenneville resigns as Florida Panthers coach
Joel Quenneville resigned as coach of the Florida Panthers on Thursday, two days after the second-winningest coach in NHL history was among those implicated for not swiftly responding to allegations by a Chicago Blackhawks player of being sexually assaulted by another coach during the 2010 Stanley Cup playoffs.
Quenneville's meeting with Bettman may decide Florida fate
The Panthers are rolling this season but coach Joel Quenneville being named in a report detailing how the Chicago Blackhawks mishandled sexual assault allegations that an assistant on his staff sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010 could derail Florida's hopes.