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Ex-Coyotes Owner Addresses Being Banned From the NHL Following His Arrest

Published September 6, 2023 at 10:16
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While the Arizona Coyotes have been a mess on the ice for years, former majority owner ANDREW Barroway only fell apart in March. After being arrested for disgusting crimes, his name has been cleared.

He has now set the story straight.

Barroway Reveals His Side of the Story



After being arrested in March for felony strangulation, Barroway was suspended indefinitely by the NHL.


In the case of those charges, the city of Denver never opted to go through the court process.

Barroway was suspended by the National Hockey League in late March after he was arrested in Aspen, Colorado, on a felony strangulation charge, per the Aspen Daily News. That felony charge, however, was later not pursued by prosecutors in May.

His arrest came following these horrible allegations by his wife:

His wife told police that she and her husband had violent encounters on the night of March 22, and the affidavit said her injuries included a large bruise on her left thigh, a cut on her right thumb, bruises on both knees and both ankles, a red left cheek and two dried blood spots on her throat.

Barroway, who sold the majority stake of the Yotes to Alex Meruelo in 2019, still owns 5% of the team.

With his name now clear, he released this statement reflecting his side of the story:

«My family and I are deeply grateful that after a detailed, thorough investigation of the facts, the District Attorney has decided to dismiss the misdemeanor case against me,»

"The past several months have been extremely difficult for my loved ones and for me personally. As you can imagine, seeing a private personal matter wrongly depicted in the media was hurtful and frustrating. So, too, was being unable to set the record straight because of the ongoing legal investigation."

«Now that this matter has concluded, I can directly say that the allegations against me were false. Like most people, my family and my integrity represent the two most important things in my life. Now that my name has been cleared of wrongdoing, I look forward to continuing to move on with my life, fully focused on being a husband and a father.»

It will be interesting to see if Meruelo ever gets his suspension lifted by the league. The Coyotes certainly need all hands on deck.

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