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University of Ottawa suspends entire hockey program

Thomas Starke

Ottawa, Ontario -- According to a press release from the school, the University of Ottawa has suspended its entire hockey program while the school and law enforcement investigates alleged misconduct from a February 24 incident.

The Gee-Gees as the University of Ottawa athletic teams are called lost to the University of Vermont, 7-0, in an exhibition game on Oct. 5, 2013 at the Gutterson Fieldhouse in Burlington, Vt.

Update: Ottawa Citizen crime reporter Shaamini Yogaretnam tweets out details of what is allegedly being investigated.

Yogaretnam goes on to say that Thunder Bay police--Ottawa played Lakehead University in Thunder Bay January 31st-February 1st--have not officially confirmed an investigation, and that no charges have been filed yet. The University of Ottawa is expected to hold a press conference later today to discuss the suspension of the hockey program.