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Former Chicago Blackhawk files sexual-assault suit against team
2021-05-15

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Attorney Susan E. Loggins—who represents a former Chicago Blackhawks player in a sexual-assault lawsuit against the team—told the Chicago Tribune that she intends to call a former teammate as a witness in the case.

Loggins also said her client and the teammate complained about the conduct of former Hawks video coach Bradley Aldrich to a member of Hawks management in addition to speaking with a team psychologist.

The suit alleges that in or around May 2010, Aldrich, 38, "sent inappropriate text messages" to the unidentified player, "turned on porn and began to masturbate" in front of him without his consent and "threatened to injure [him] … physically, financially and emotionally if the plaintiff did not engage in sexual activity" with him.

In 2014, Aldrich was sentenced to six months in jail and five years of probation after being convicted of having sexual contact with a high school hockey player in Michigan. The Blackhawks have said the former player's suit is meritless.

The full article is at www.chicagotribune.com/sports/blackhawks/ct-chicago-blackhawks-sexual-assault-lawsuit-witnesses-20210515-pu6bnw2l4bbutheknumrwnanb4-story.html .


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