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Statement Regarding Andre Roy

by Staff Writer / Tampa Bay Lightning

Following is a statement from Tampa Bay Lightning Executive Vice President and General Manager Jay Feaster regarding left wing Andre Roy, who was sent home following the Lightning’s game at Philadelphia on March 6:

 “Today I met with Andre Roy, and also met with John Tortorella and members of his coaching staff, regarding not just the incident that took place between periods and on the bench during the third period in Philadelphia on March 6, but also other situations that have taken place this season involving Andre.

“At this time I have directed Andre to take the week off away from the team, with pay, while our internal discussions and overall review continues. We will not have any further statement or comment to make at this time, and Andre has been asked by the Club not to discuss the matter with the media, until such time as there is a conclusive resolution.”

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