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Alex Galchenyuk Found Guilty and Sentenced to Jail Time With Plea Deal

Published August 21, 2023 at 12:40
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Alex Galchenyuk's Legal Matter Resolved with Plea Deal

NHL player Alex Galchenyuk has reached a relatively positive outcome in his legal case. After facing six charges following a July arrest, Galchenyuk accepted a plea deal that saw five charges dropped, and he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor threatening charge. The deal resulted in a 30-day jail sentence, with one day served and the remaining 27 days suspended upon completion of an alcohol recovery program and a year of alcohol abstinence.

"According to sentencing documents, five of the charges against Alex Galchenyuk were dismissed; he pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor threatening charge.

According to those documents, Galchenyuk was sentenced to 30 days of jail time, one of which counts as time served and 27 of which will be suspended upon successful completion of an alcohol recovery program and 12 months without consuming/possessing alcohol.


Last month, Galchenyuk publicly apologized and announced that he was entering the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program"

The future of Galchenyuk's career, possibly in the KHL, remains uncertain following these legal proceedings.
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