Warrant Issued for Arrest of Andre Deveaux after Brutal Slash

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Former NHLer Andre Deveaux had his contract terminated on Monday by Swedish team Rogle after video surfaced over the weekend showing him brutally slashing an opponent prior to a playoff game. Both players played that night as well as the final playoff game in the series on Sunday.

A warrant has now been issued for Deveaux's arrest after Swedish authorities viewed the footage. Prosecutor Margareta Danielsson-Olvon said, "He is wanted on suspicion of assault. An investigation is ongoing. We don’t know where he is and have put out a warrant for his arrest."

Deveaux did not show any remorse for his actions. In an interview after the game he said, "[Helmersson] was fine. I'll think about him while I celebrate with the team." After having his contract terminated on Monday, Deveaux released an apology, "I am not a violent person."

Did Deveaux cross the line or is this story being blown up by the media?

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