UNO coach Dean Blais, defenseman penalized for benefits violation
UNO coach Dean Blais and defenseman Jaycob Megna were suspended three games for the NCAA violation.
Posted: Monday, December 23, 2013 12:00 am
A father's gift stolen from the UNO hockey locker room 14 months ago led to a series of mistakes that will cost the Mavericks' coach and top defenseman three games.
Dean Blais and Jaycob Megna violated NCAA rules when the coach reimbursed the player $400 after Megna's wristwatch was taken from the CenturyLink Center locker room in October 2012. They won't be with UNO when it faces New Hampshire (Jan. 3-4) and Minnesota-Duluth (Jan. 10). The Mavs' program won't be subject to sanctions.
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Monday, December 23, 2013 12:00 am.