Statement from Portland Winterhawks in Response to WHL
Tonight the Western Hockey League released a statement indicating there were 54 violations over five years involving 14 players. The Winterhawks do not dispute these allegations, which are consistent with the statement the team made yesterday:
- One player was provided flights for his family and a summer training program
- Seven families were provided 2-4 flights per season over the course of five years
- Two players were provided a one-week summer training session
- Four captains over three years were provided cell phones
The WHL is counting each flight, training session and phone as an individual infraction, adding up to 54. The league's findings are consistent with the team's statement yesterday, and the Winterhawks are encouraging more transparency in this process.
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