This is big news folks, both from a hockey standpoint and a legal one too. It is not that often that someone charged with a crime agrees to plead guilty and get a lesser sentence only to have the agreed upon plea rejected by a judge.
What has to happen is the prosecutor in the case strikes a deal with the defendant, then the judge who presides over the case has to accept the plea. In this case. The judge said the punishment didn’t fit the crime (it was too soft)…..
Looks like the owner, Henry Samueli could be headed to club fed.
The plot thickens….and Brian Burke’s job….speculation will grow rest assured eh Stu????
The story is here…