Tampa Bay Times --- Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession.
"We are aware of the situation concerning Ryan Malone this morning," general manager Steve Yzerman said in a statement. "Ryan will not travel with the team to Washington today, but beyond that we cannot comment further at this time."
Malone, 34, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Suburban at 3:19 a.m. when he made a left turn on to W Platt Street from the center lane of S Armenia Avenue, Tampa Police said.
Malone then struck a curb at S Howard Avenue and W Platt Street, police said.
A patrol officer conducted a traffic stop and noted an odor of alcoholic beverages on Malone's breath, police said. Malone refused to take a field sobriety test and was arrested for driving under the influence.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Ryan Malone arrested on DUI, cocaine charges
This is not good... I would have to think he's going to be suspened by the NHL. Here's the link to the Hillsoboro Country Sheriff's Office webpage which contains his booking photo and his information.