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Roy's son pleads guilty

Updated: October 7, 2009, 9:01 PM ET
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SAGUENAY, Quebec -- The son of NHL great Patrick Roy pleaded guilty to assault Wednesday for an on-ice beating that sparked a nationwide debate in Canada about violence in hockey.

In addition to the guilty plea, Jonathan Roy offered a $5,000 check to charity. A judge granted him absolute discharge, meaning the former goalie will have no criminal record. It also allows the budding singer to pursue a musical career in the United States.

Quebec court Judge Valmont Beaulieu handed down ...

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