David Frost, the former NHL agent who was once the target of a foiled U.S. murder-for-hire plot hatched by one of his star players, woke up this morning in jail on charges that he sexually exploited four boys and three girls, aged 14 to 16, across a six-year period ending in 2001.
The disgraced coach and mentor-turned-NHL-agent for onetime big leaguers like Mike Danton and Sheldon Keefe, laughed off the allegations in 2004 when the Ottawa Citizen first reported news about the sex exploitation probe.
The Boston Bruins re-signed standout forward Patrice Bergeron to a five-year, $23.75-million US contract on Tuesday.
Now that Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux has retired again, the Pittsburgh Penguins are moving on behind another big star.
General manager Ray Shero and coach Michel Therrien must decide whether 19-year-old Sidney Crosby – the team’s best player and the face of the franchise – should wear the “C” as the team captain at the Oct. 5 opener against Philadelphia.