March 28 2008 01:37PM
Former NHLer and current London Knights assistant coach Dave Gagner, the father of Edmonton Oilers rookie Sam Gagner, has been charged with impaired driving.
Here's the Canadian Press story:
LONDON, Ont. — London Knights assistant coach Dave Gagner has been charged with impaired driving following a two-vehicle collision in the city. Gagner was arrested Wednesday night, but police declined to discuss details of his arrest or blood-alcohol readings. It’s the second time in less than two years that a member of the Ontario Hockey League team’s coaching staff has been charged with impaired driving. Head coach Dale Hunter was charged in July 2006 but was later acquitted. Gagner, a former NHL player, joined the Knights as an assistant coach last year along with his son Sam, who was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in last summer’s NHL entry draft. Gagner is due in court April 23. The London Knights organization has declined comment.
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