• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Court date for alleged domestic assault involving Winnipeg councillor, ex-NHLer

WINNIPEG - A court date has been set for a Winnipeg city councillor and former professional hockey player accused of domestic violence.

Thomas Steen's case is set to go before a judge for the first time June 23 on two counts of assault and one count of uttering threats.

Steen played for 14 years with the National Hockey League Winnipeg Jets before he retired in 1995, and has served on city council since 2010.

Steen is accused of assaulting a woman at a restaurant May 1, and has been released on conditions that he not contact the alleged victim and abstain from alcohol and other intoxicants.

He has remained on council but has removed himself from the Winnipeg Police Board—a civilian group that oversees the city's police force.

He released a short statement earlier this month in which he said he was taking time to "deal with a private personal matter."

More Stories

Nikolaj Ehlers and other Winnipeg Jets prospects dream of graduation day

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets top draft pick from 2014 makes no bones about wanting to crack...

Lipon, Lowry, have taken one step towards Winnipeg Jets, await next

WINNIPEG - J.C. Lipon celebrated his 21st birthday Thursday with a workout that almost caused...

Winnipeg Jets select forward Nikolaj Ehlers with ninth overall pick

PHILADELPHIA - Nikolaj Ehlers is a two-sport star who credits his time on the soccer pitch with...

Charges against former NHL player, Winnipeg city councillor put over

WINNIPEG - A first court appearance for a Winnipeg city councillor and former NHL player accused...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Is going with four alternate captains rather than giving one player the 'C' a good move by the Canadiens?




Contests

Our Partners