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Revenge: shocking information emerge on Logan Mailloux's criminal file

Published May 2, 2024 at 12:44

Several years after prospect Logan Mailloux renounced the NHL draft due to criminal charges, it still causes a stir.

We wouldn't normally have talked about it because it's in the past, but it's still an important development, and it comes from Éric Hoziel.

News on Logan Mailloux's version

Recall that in 2021, when Mailloux was ranked as the 23rd North American NHL prospect, he asked teams not to draft him because he was facing criminal charges in Sweden.

We already know the story.

However, here's what we've just learned.

«Publicly, Mailloux said at the time that he had work to do on himself before he could be drafted [in 2021]. But this week, in the latest episode of the Processus podcast, Éric Hoziel brought a different light.

According to what [he] reported, in private with the teams, Mailloux didn't have exactly the same speech. In fact, he was saying that «the young girl wanted to take revenge on him» in that situation.

- Via Charles-Alexis Brisebois

The episode in question is here:

According to Hoziel, this statement might have further cooled some teams about young Logan Mailloux, and it might explain better why he slipped so much during the 2021 draft.

In short, today, thanks to the exceptional work of women like Chantal Machabée and France Margaret Bélanger, and especially thanks to the work of Mailloux himself, he has evolved tremendously as a person and as a human being.

It's all to his credit, and he can be very proud of himself.

Mailloux, the 31st overall pick in 2021 (first round), is a 21-year-old right-handed defenseman who has amassed a very solid 47 points in 72 games this season for the Laval Rocket, in the AHL.

He added 1 point in 1 game for the Montreal Canadiens, in the NHL.

We are very happy to have him with us today!

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Revenge: shocking information emerge on Logan Mailloux's criminal file

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