Jay Bouwmeester pleads guilty to drunk driving
Posted 05 September 2007 - 12:46 PM
Posted 05 September 2007 - 06:22 PM
I really don't care if an athlete goes our and gets drunk and sleeps with Paris Hilton. I'd care if he drove while intoxicated and put other peoples lives in danger because of his or her own stupidity.
Drunk driving is never excusable and no one should be above it.
Of course it's not. It's irresponsible. He took an awful chance. Fortunately, he was okay and didn't injure others.
You can't toss him out for that. But a fine would make sense unless he's a repeat offender such as the troubled Mark Bell who apparently might not play at all this year for Toronto.
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Posted 05 September 2007 - 06:33 PM
Posted 05 September 2007 - 08:47 PM
They need to start somewhere because all of these drunk NHL players is a bad way to get publicity.
Bah. Try to find an article about this in an American newspaper. Micheal Vick is still taking up 10x the column space that Bouwmeester is gathering. This is a non-event.
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