EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have announced an extensive program of off-ice training for their players after three embarrassing arrests in the past year.
The Kings outlined their ”Conduct Awareness Training Initiatives” on Monday.
The franchise is partnering with community organizations to address domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse and sexual harassment. The team also has hired former NHL player Brantt Myhres to help players avoid addiction and substance abuse.
The Kings were rocked by the arrests of defenseman Slava Voynov and veteran forwards Jarret Stoll and Mike Richards. They have cut ties with the three players, who all won Stanley Cup rings in 2012 and 2014.
Voynov plans to move back to Russia after serving jail time on domestic violence charges. Stoll and Richards were arrested for drug offenses.