Anaheim Ducks Sued By Former Minor League Player Alleging Anti-Semitic Treatment

January 27th, 2011 by SportsBiz Leave a reply »
Jason Bailey, formerly a forward for the Bakersfield Condors, the then-ECHL affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks, has filed suit against the Ducks alleging that he was the victim of anti-Semitic treatment while he was a member of the Condors.

The complaint, filed in Orange County, Calif., names the Ducks, the Condors, Martin Raymond and Mark Pederson, the then-head coach and assistant coach of the Condors as defendants and seeks unspecified damages.

The complaint alleges that Bailey was the victim of a "barrage of anti-Semitic, offensive and degrading verbal attacks regarding his Jewish faith" from both Raymond and Pederson.  In addition, the complaint alleges that Bailey was deprived of the resources necessary to become a better hockey player.

He was denied ice team, was not given the proper practice drills, was often left undressed for games and even was left behind on the team's first road trip and instructed to catch up with the team in a few days.

When Bailey complained to the Ducks about his treatment, the complaints were ignored and then he was sent to the Iowa Chops for two months where he was not given any ...

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