NEW YORK/TORONTO (September 10, 2009)
-- The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association announced tonight that forward Theoren Fleury
has been cleared to return to on-ice competition.
Fleury, who in June, 2006 was placed in Stage 4 of the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Program of the NHLPA and the NHL, will continue to participate in the after-care phase of the Program.
The program's doctors, Dr. Dave Lewis on behalf of the NHL and Dr. Brian Shaw
on behalf of the NHLPA, continue to administer Fleury's care.