Chris Blom quoted in Sportsnet article on a class action lawsuit against the CHL

June 30, 2020 | Chris T.J. Blom | Toronto

Sportsnet, "If certified, CHL class action likely years away from being resolved"

On June 18, a statement of claim was issued against the three leagues that comprise the Canadian Hockey League, the CHL itself and the 60 teams that compete under the CHL banner.

The statement of claim was filed on behalf of the representative plaintiffs, Dan Carcillo and Garrett Taylor. Carcillo was a member of the Ontario Hockey League’s Sarnia Sting in 2002-03 and Taylor played for the Alberta-based Lethbridge Hurricanes in the Western Hockey League in 2008-09. The statement of claim alleges disturbing acts related to hazing and bullying, including sexual, physical and mental abuse.

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