Former Montreal Canadiens player and head coach Mario Tremblay is facing drunk-driving charges.
The five-time Stanley Cup champion was arrested for impaired driving and refusing to take a breathalyzer test back in January in Mascouche Que. Tremblay plead not guilty to the charge on June 18 reports TVA Sports.
According to the charge filed against Tremblay of which QMI Agency obtained a copy on Jan. 25 “around 10:09 p.m. (the accused) illegally operated a motor vehicle of make 2013 Toyota Venza… while his ability to operate the vehicle was impaired by the effects of alcohol or a drug.”
The 56-year-old’s next court appearance has been set for Aug. 28 in Mascouche a town north of Montreal to arrange a date for his trial to commence.
In 852 regular-season games over 12 seasons in the NHL all with the Canadiens Tremblay scored 258 goals and 326 assists for 584 points.