Logan Mailloux and the criticized decision of Gary Bettman: Jeff Gorton just made a major announcement

Published September 11, 2023 at 9:22
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In the last few moments, Jeff Gorton, of the Montreal Canadiens, was at a press conference, and he was questioned about the Logan Mailloux case and his current ban from playing in the NHL.

Jeff Gorton says Logan Mailloux should get the green light to play if he makes it to the NHL. He will still need to be officially cleared by Gary Bettman if he succeeds. Gorton says it should essentially be a formality based on a prior meeting with the league.

- Eric Engels

It depends on perceptions, but Eric Engels' report is exactly how we understood it too. Let's just say it remains, unfortunately, an ambiguous matter.


The executive vice-president of hockey operations, Jeff Gorton, confirms that Logan Mailloux is ready to start his professional hockey career following his off-season meeting with Commissioner Gary Bettman.

- Priyanta Emrith

Jeff Gorton confirms that Logan Mailloux will get the NHL's green light to start his career at the professional level when the time comes.

- Renaud Lavoie

Recall that a few months ago, Gary Bettman made the criticized decision not to grant permission for Logan Mailloux to play in the NHL.

We are still awaiting the lifting of this ban for Mailloux to play, but from what we're reading above, it definitely seems to be moving in the right direction.

More to follow!



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