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Bruins hire Third party investigators led by former attorney general to investigate player vetting process - SCoC
A nice gesture on paper, it always helps to have an independent eye looking at your front office if they do something wrong, but if you’ve rolled your eyes at any point reading that statement, I don’t blame you. While I’m confident that this group will put in the work towards investigating just how the hell this happened, it’s pretty clear that either a number of scouts or the people who took those scouts at their word (Neely, Sweeney) will end up being the common denominator here, if it hasn’t been done already.
“I can’t tell you the exact number of NDAs that were signed,” he said. “I know that where there were payouts there were NDAs signed under the Graham James situation. There have been others that are there from staff in the past.”
Has USA Hockey followed Hockey Canada's lead and maintained secret funds to pay off sexual assault lawsuits?— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) November 14, 2022
The organization won't say.
Its spokesman also refuses to say how many historical SA claims have been made vs USA Hockey and how much money it has paid out in settlements.