Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 1/20/12
U.S. federal immigration officials allege that Ivan Pravilov, a Ukrainian hockey coach, committed sexual acts with "a boy attending hockey clinics with him in the United States." He's been detained pending a court hearing on Friday in Philadelphia. From the AP: According to court documents, a 14-year-old boy told investigators he had sexual contact with Pravilov at an apartment in Philadelphia on Jan. 3. A second teen gave an identical account, according to the criminal complaint. Pravilov was charged with transporting a minor to engage in sexual activity because he allegedly transported the boy from the home of a host family in Wilmington, Del. The allegations made the hockey world recoil, having just relived the deplorable history of Graham James's abuses as a youth hockey coach during his criminal prosecution last month. They were also a shock to Dainius Zubrus of the New Jersey Devils, who was a student of Pravilov's in Ukraine from 1990-96. From the Newark Star-Ledger: "I know ...
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