NHL player Mike McLeod accused of sexual assault in Canadian World Junior investigation, lawyer says

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Mike McLeod of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils has been charged with sexual assault in connection with an alleged group sexual assault in 2018 in London, Ontario, while he was a member of the Canadian junior hockey team.

New Jersey Devils player is second member of Canada’s junior team to face charges

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New Jersey Devils player Michael McLeod looks on during a break during an NHL hockey game in Philadelphia in this Nov. 30 file photo. On Tuesday, his lawyer said McLeod was charged as part of an investigation into an alleged sexual assault by members of the 2018 world junior hockey team in London, Ont. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press)

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Mike McLeod of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils has been charged with sexual assault in connection with an alleged group sexual assault in 2018 in London, Ontario, while he was a member of the Canadian junior hockey team.

Lawyers for the 25-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., confirmed the charges Tuesday in a statement to CBC News.

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