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Kyle Beach introduced himself as John Doe 1 in the Chicago NHL Team Sexual Assault Investigation.Beach appeared on TSN’s SportsCentre Wednesday night to identify himself as the first accuser of former Chicago video coach Brad Aldrich.
He had been named John Doe 1 in court documents related to the alleged sexual assault in 2010.
Beach, of North Vancouver, BC, was selected 11th overall in the 2008 Draft by Chicago.
He never played in the NHL, but was a so-called Black Ace for Chicago in 2010, training regularly with the team in case the team needed a replacement if another player was. hurt.
An independent review by an outside law firm, commissioned by the team in response to two lawsuits, spread to several corners of the NHL on Tuesday. The league fined Chicago US $ 2 million for “inadequate internal organizational procedures and insufficient and late response.”
WATCH | Chicago general manager Stan Bowman steps down amid the team’s saga of sexual assault allegations:
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