In the US, Russian hockey player Vyacheslav Voinov, who plays for the Los Angeles Kings NHL club, was detained. Athlete is accused of domestic violence.
In this case, the National Hockey League disqualified hockey player during the investigation. It is emphasized that the hockey player will continue to receive a salary. According to Voinov, who twice won the Stanley Cup with the American club, was arrested in California.
It should be noted that the new rules of the NHL stipulate that the arrest of players of the league on charges of domestic violence is punishable by disqualification for six matches. Repeated offense may result in a lifelong disqualification of the player.
From 2008 to 2013, Voinov played for the Manchester Monarks club, serving in the American Hockey League, the second largest in the United States. After that, the hockey player came to Los Angeles Kings.In the season 2013-2014, Voinov won 82 matches for this team, gaining 34 points.
According to an authoritative expert of the ESPN channel, Pierre Lebrune, the Voinov case is much more serious than what happened to Semyon Varlamov, who was accused of domestic violence in the USA in 2013.