NHL star taking leave of absence after Russian media report left him 'shaken and concerned'

ニューヨークレンジャースのフォワード、アルテミパナリンがNHLチームから休職中, レンジャーズは月曜日に発表しました.

ロシアの星は “動揺して心配” 以下 “根拠のない主張” 彼に対して作られた, によると team statement posted to Twitter.
The statement refers to a report from Russian tabloid newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda in which a former coach of Panarin’s alleges that Panarin assaulted a woman in a Latvian bar in 2011.
Artemi vehemently and unequivocally denies any and all allegations in this fabricated story,” Rangers officials said in the statement. “This is clearly an intimidation tactic being used against him for being outspoken on recent political events.
    The Rangers said Panarin, 29, is a target for intimidation due to his political opinions, which have been critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    Panarin recently made a social media post in support of jailed Putin opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
    CNN has reached out to the Kremlin for comment.
    NHL.com reported that the leaguesaid it is supportive of Panarin and the Rangers, and it will continue to monitor the situation.The site did not quote anybody at the NHL by name.
    The NHL has not responded to CNN’s request for comment but has retweeted the Rangers’ ステートメント. CNN has reached out to Panarin’s agent, Paul Theofanous, コメント用.
    In six seasons, the left wing has scored 153 目標と持っていた 280 アシスト.
      Panarin has played for three NHL teamsthe Rangers, the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Chicago Blackhawks. He was chosen the league’s top rookie in 2016 and has twice been selected an all-star at season’s end.
      Before playing in the NHL he was a member of Russian teams in the Kontinental Hockey League, which also has teams in Belarus, 中国, Finland, Kazakhstan and Latvia.