|Sep. 16 5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET0:05 GMT8:05 AM 北京时间5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST4:05 UAE (+1)20:05 ET - Voynov says he will return home to Russia, leaving the Los Angeles Kings in the wake of his legal troubles on domestic violence charges. Voynov announced his intention to self-deport Wednesday in a statement through his agent, Rolland Hedges.
Analysis: Voynov pleaded no contest in July to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence against his wife, Marta Varlamova. The two-time Stanley Cup champion spent two months in jail before his release Sept. 3, when he was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
|Sep. 4 6:36 AM PT7:36 AM MT8:36 AM CT9:36 AM ET13:36 GMT9:36 PM 北京时间6:36 AM MST8:36 AM EST17:36 UAE9:36 ET - The Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov has been taken into custody by U.S. immigration officials, two months after pleading no contest to a domestic violence charge.
Analysis: The Los Angeles Times reports the Russian citizen faces possible deportation. He is being held without bail pending a hearing before an immigration judge. The 25-year-old defenseman was arrested at his Redondo Beach home in October after an argument with his wife. Police say he choked and kicked her.
|July 2 11:09 AM PT12:09 PM MT1:09 PM CT2:09 PM ET18:09 GMT2:09 AM 北京时间11:09 AM MST1:09 PM EST22:09 UAE14:09 ET - Voynov has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife after a Halloween party. The Kings defenseman entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Analysis: Under terms of the plea deal, he was sentenced to a 90-day jail term and three years of probation. The plea averts a trial on a felony count. The Russian Olympian was charged with corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury after an argument at a party attended by other Kings players. Prosecutors say Voynov choked and hit his wife and pushed her into a TV in their Redondo Beach bedroom. A cut over her eye required eight stitches.