Vegas Golden Nights goalkeeper Robin Lehner recently made headlines by tweeting that, among other things, he accused clubs and coaching staff of giving players painkillers and other pills without a prescription, and called on the Philadelphia Flyers to fire Allen Vingolt, one of the chiefs. “Who misbehaves with players.
According to ESPN’s Greg Weishinski, Lehner read a prepared statement at training camp on Tuesday and said he had recently spoken to the NHL and the National Hockey League Players’ Association about his controversial allegations.
“The last 72 hours have been really tough, but incredibly valuable to me for my career [and] The goal of my life, “Lehner said.” It’s not easy to do, but I had great discussions with the NHL and NHLPA the other day. I am excited for the potential change to protect the younger generation. This is something that I have been supporting for years, and I am excited about the approach they want to take. I have tried many ways to bring about some change [based] Things I went through in my career. ”
Lehner added: “I’ve always been an advocate for mental health. The league I love has given me so much. I’m just trying to protect young players, and the only way to influence change, I think, is to do it in a non-public way. . ”
Lehner never played for Vignette, who responded to the matter in a comment shared by Vishinsky on Monday.
“I don’t know the young man,” Vignette explained. “[He said] That I was a dinosaur. I consider myself experienced. Dinosaurs? You could say that with experience you can become a dinosaur, maybe? I know I’ve been coaching for a few years. I’m tough. I claim. But I think about my players. I wish them well. Over the years, some guys have liked me and some guys a little less. But I did it with the best intentions, with respect. ”
On December 10, Vegas faces Philadelphia for the first time in the upcoming season.