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by Paul on 10/07/09 at 12:08 PM ET
via the CP at News 880,
The son of NHL hockey legend Patrick Roy has pleaded guilty to assault over an infamous on-ice beating.
Roy was standing behind the bench when his son, Jonathan, skated across the rink in a Quebec major-junior game last year to pummel an opposing goalie.
That beating prompted a national debate over violence in hockey, which even Prime Minister Stephen Harper waded into.
Jonathan Roy pleaded guilty today in a Quebec court in Saguenay, Que., and offered a $5,000 cheque to charity.
His lawyer is requesting an absolute discharge.
added 10:20am, In case you haven’t watched the video of the assult, check it out below…
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