Feds Back Probation For Ex-NHL Owner In Ch. 7 Case

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 3:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government has recommended that Peter H. Pocklington, the one-time owner of the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team, serve two years of probation, with six months under house arrest, for concealing assets in a 2008 personal bankruptcy filing.

Prosecutors backed a more lenient sentence for the Canadian businessman based on evidence that he has complied with his plea agreement and is cooperating with a court-appointed bankruptcy trustee, according to documents filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

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