Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Jonathan Roy To Stand Trial For Hockey Assault

Former Quebec Remparts goalie Jonathan Roy speaks to the media outside a Saguenay courthouse in July. (Jacques Boissinot/Canadian Press)

From The CBC:

A Quebec hockey player charged with assault after an on-ice fight will stand trial, a court ruled Tuesday.

Jonathan Roy, a goaltender for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, was charged after allegedly punching opponent Bobby Nadeau during a junior hockey league game in 2008.

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More News On Jonathan Roy Going To Trial

Patrick Roy's son to stand trial in October -- CTV
Charges unfair: Roy's son's lawyer -- Ottawa Citizen
Assault case against Patrick Roy's son to head to trial Oct. 7 -- Canadian Press
Jonathan Roy's trial to proceed: judge -- CTV
Assault case against Roy's son to go to trial -- AP

My Comment: Jonathan Roy is in trouble. There are no ifs or buts about it .... he is in trouble. His only hope is that it will be a jury trial .... and maybe there is a chance that some hockey nut on the jury will give him a pass.

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