Nikolai Khabibulin: Oilers’ Goalie Gets 30 Days in Jail for DUI

August 31st, 2010 by Shaun MacDonald Leave a reply »
Nikolai Khabibulin has been issued a 30-day jail sentence, plus a fine, for his actions in February 2010. For those who don't know, he was clocked doing 70 mph in a 40 mph zone with a BAC of .164, twice the legal limit in Arizona.

The NHL, like other sports, has had it's issue with their superstars mixing alcohol and fast cars. Here's a list of NHLers that Khabibulin now joins in regards to those problems.


Pelle Lindbergh

Lindbergh was killed in an automobile accident in November 1985, when the Porsche he was driving crashed into a wall in New Jersey. His BAC was, like Khabibulin's, over twice the legal amount for the state he was in.

Dany Heatley

While driving his Ferrari in 2003, Heatley lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a wall. The collision threw his passenger, Dan Snyder, from the vehicle. Unfortunately, Snyder succumbed to his injuries less than a week later. Although Heatley's BAC was below the legal limit, one can be intoxicated and be under the legal limit.

Bob Probert

Probert had many demons in his life, one of which was alcohol. In 1994, he was arrested ...

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