Patrice Cormier pleads not guilty
ROUYN-NORANDA, Quebec -- Atlanta Thrashers prospect Patrice Cormier has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge stemming from an elbow thrown during a Quebec junior hockey league game last season.
Cormier was playing for the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies last January when he dropped Quebec Remparts defenseman Mikael Tam with a blow to the head. He was charged with assault causing injury.
Cormier wasn't in court Monday when a lawyer entered the plea on his behalf.
Cormier was suspended ...
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