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BREAKING: Alex Galchenyuk sentenced to jail


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Julien Trekker
August 21, 2023  (1:46 PM)
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Alex Galchenyuk Avoids Serious Consequences After Arrest

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Alex Galchenyuk was arrested last month and charged with six offenses. However, the outcome of his case has now been revealed, and it seems that he has managed to avoid the worst-case scenario.

Light Sentence for Galchenyuk

Galchenyuk entered a plea deal with the City of Scottsdale, resulting in the dismissal of most of the charges against him. Consequently, he was only sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Katie Strang of The Athletic reported on the specifics of the sentence:
"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"

With this ruling, Galchenyuk can avoid jail time entirely, provided he follows through on the conditions set by the court.
Galchenyuk has already signed a contract with a team in the KHL for the upcoming season, and he is expected to join them soon.
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