BOSTON (AP) – A two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Pittsburgh Penguins has been charged in federal court with conspiring to sell oxycodone in Massachusetts.
The Boston Globe reports 51-year-old Kevin Stevens and a co-defendant from Medford were charged Thursday with conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute oxycodone last fall.READ MORE: Pitt Panthers 'Peach Bowl Bound,' Playing Against Michigan State
Stevens played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League, winning two consecutive Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992. He was born in Brockton and raised in Pembroke.
The former left wing has battled substance abuse in the past and entered the NHL’s Substance Abuse Program before retiring in 2002.READ MORE: Local Kids Battling Illness Featured In Nonprofit's Superhero Calendar
Attorney John Commisso says Stevens is still plagued by “injuries, pain and other challenges.” A detention hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday.Diversified Energy Donates 200 Coats To Kids In Washington County
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