Vanbiesbrouck steps down after admitting using slur

Updated: March 11, 2003, 1:18 AM ET
Associated Press

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario -- Former NHL goalie John Vanbiesbrouck quit as coach and general manager of a minor league hockey team Monday after using a racial slur to describe a black player.

''My comments were inappropriate and out of character and I deeply regret my actions,'' he said.

Vanbiesbrouck will keep his 25 percent ownership stake in the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League, team spokesman Gino Cavallo said.

Greyhounds captain Trevor Daley ...

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