NHL Addresses Blackhawks Investigation Into Sexual Assault Claims Against Former Coach

“The reaction whenever you hear allegations like that are concerning. But my first reaction is tell me the facts,” said Commissioner Gary Bettman.

NHL Addresses Blackhawks Investigation Into Sexual Assault Claims Against Former Coach
In this March 7, 2020, file photo, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to members of the media in Sunrise, Fla. At the pre-Stanley Cup Final news conference Monday, Bettman said the league learned about the sexual assault allegations against former Blackhawks coach Brad Aldrich "relatively recently." Wilfredo Lee, File / AP Photo
NHL Addresses Blackhawks Investigation Into Sexual Assault Claims Against Former Coach
In this March 7, 2020, file photo, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to members of the media in Sunrise, Fla. At the pre-Stanley Cup Final news conference Monday, Bettman said the league learned about the sexual assault allegations against former Blackhawks coach Brad Aldrich "relatively recently." Wilfredo Lee, File / AP Photo

NHL Addresses Blackhawks Investigation Into Sexual Assault Claims Against Former Coach

“The reaction whenever you hear allegations like that are concerning. But my first reaction is tell me the facts,” said Commissioner Gary Bettman.

The National Hockey League kicked off its 2021 Stanley Cup Final this week, but all eyes are on the Blackhawks sexual assault scandal. The Blackhawks recently opened an independent investigation into allegations against former coach Brad Aldrich in 2010.

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