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After an eye-opening performance at his second rookie camp with the Philadelphia Flyers, Nick Cousins has gotten himself into some trouble.
According to a release from the Sault Ste. Marie police, Cousins, along with his Soo Greyhounds teammates Mark Petaccio and Andrew Fritsch have been charged with sexual assault. The three are scheduled to appear in court on October 1st.
After receiving news of these charges, the Soo Greyhounds released this statement on their website:
Earlier today our organization was made aware of accusations involving three members of our hockey program.
Over the course of time that each of these players has been part of our program we have seen each of them make excellent strides both on and off the ice. The strides made over each young man's tenure here are what makes today's situation so surprising.
Our Hockey Club will continue to perform our duty in supporting the three members of our team as they go through the legal process. Our Hockey Club wi...
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from Randy Miller of the Courier-Post,
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