NHL survey of Hockey Canada: “It's moving forward”

NHL survey of Hockey Canada: “Çadvanced”

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The National Hockey League (NHL) is expected to begin interviews this week in connection with its independent investigation into the story of alleged gang rape by members of the Canada Junior Team in 2018. 

According to assistant league commissioner Bill Daly, who spoke to Sportsnet on the sidelines of the NHL's European media tour in Paris, the investigation is ongoing.

He also confirmed that the woman who accused eight hockey players of raping her following a Hockey Canada Foundation gala in London, Ont. , agreed to collaborate with the Bettman circuit. On April 20, she filed a $3.55 million lawsuit against the national federation.

“I hesitate to give a timeline because I don't know how long it will take,” said Daly to reporters Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek. It going. In a perfect world, we would like to have the end of the story before training camp. But will it happen? Right now, I don't think so. We're going to do a comprehensive and thorough job, and we'll see where it takes us.”

Daly also said NHL players will cooperate fully with the investigation. Most of the Canadians who took part in the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship pleaded innocent.