After former NHL player and now former ESPN analyst Matthew Barnaby was arrested early in December for driving a Porsche with three tires while intoxicated, I thought it would be fitting to write an article featuring some of the most embarrassing arrests of past and present NHLers.
Like any other organization that boasts thousands of people with a wide range of personalities, the National Hockey League has had its fair share of players break the law since its founding.
Some arrests have been major, many have been minor, but this list is not based on the weight of the arrest, it is based on the sheer embarrassment factor of the arrest.
While all arrests are embarrassing, these are so humiliating I’m surprised these athletes ever showed their faces in public again.
Here’s the list.