'You Don't Forget the Pain. You Bleed.' Former Jr. Star Recounts Hazing, Sexual Abuse
Fred Ledlin was hazed by four different junior teams when he was a teenager and he largely kept quiet about it for 40 years. But four decades later, he's finding his voice and speaking out against the sexual abuse he suffered.
Hockey Canada loves Taylor Gauthier. The NHL? Not so much
But the 19-year-old goalie, who has been passed over in the past two NHL drafts, is hoping to change all of that by leading Canada to a gold medal in the World Junior Championship.
Meet the other face of the CHL class action abuse lawsuit, Garrett Taylor
“We love hockey. We just want to ensure this doesn’t happen to other families," says Kim Taylor, the mother of co-plaintiff in the CHL abuse class action lawsuit, Garrett Taylor. The lawsuit claims his treatment in Lethbridge has triggered the OCD he suffers from years later.
More explosive and shocking allegations against junior hockey in newly filed lawsuit
“These are systemic issues that have been in place for quite a while. There has been a good deal of knowledge in the hockey world that abuses are taking place. And to this day, we have the leagues being very slow to respond to these types of abuse," says the lawyer representing the plaintiffs
Former players made a point in CHL wage lawsuit, but junior hockey dodged a major bullet
The minimum-wage lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League that has been playing out since 2014 reached a $30 million settlement on Friday, but any current and future players are exempt from benefitting from it.