Accusations against a former Nordic

Charges Against Former Norse


Former National Hockey League (NHL) player Tony McKegney, who notably wore the colors of the Quebec Nordiques, faces two counts for failing to comply with an order of the court. 

This was revealed by the daily “The Buffalo News” on Monday.

The 64-year-old man did not breached a contact ban ordered by Family Court in Erie County, New York, last April.

The day it was issued, McKengney allegedly contacted the woman who had asked to be protected from him by calling and emailing her. In particular, he allegedly tried to reach her on her phone five times in the space of three hours.

The lady alleged in her complaint that she had suffered “a history of physical domestic violence in their past relationship

McKegney played 912 games in the NHL, including 203 with the Nordiques. He lived two stays of two seasons in Quebec, between 1983 and 1985, as well as between 1989 and 1991.

The native of Montreal also wore the colors of the Buffalo Sabres, the North Stars of Minnesota, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks. The former forward scored 320 times and provided 319 assists for 639 NHL points.