Mike Richards: Mike Richards’ status remains unclear

It’s still not clear how Mike Richards’ situation with the Los Angeles Kings will play out, but we should know much more by the end of August.
That’s because the NHLPA has an Aug. 29 deadline if they want to file grievances over the Kings’ decision to terminate Richards’ contract for a “material breach.” It also remains to be seen if Richards will face charges for an alleged US-Canadian border incident involving the prescription drug oxycodone. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has confirmed that there is an active investigation, but if there are any charges laid at all, they might not be made before the NHLPA’s deadline. Jul. 31 – 1:35 pm et
Source: TSN.ca

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