Former NHL goalie arrested in Bowling Green
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A former NHL goalie has been arrested in Bowling Green on public intoxication and criminal mischief charges.
Edward (Ed) Belfour, 54, of McKinney, Texas was arrested after an incident at the Kentucky Grand Hotel in downtown Bowling Green.
According to an arrest citation, Belfour is accused of damaging property at the hotel. When police arrived, Belfour was located laying on the floor and clutching a curtain rod that had been ripped out of the wall.
Police said Belfour had slow, slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and could barely stand up.
An employee at the hotel stated Belfour had attempted to fight a manager in the bar and was hitting a glass window downstairs in anger.
Belfour played in the NHL for multiple teams, including the Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks and Florida Panthers. Belfour retired from the NHL in 2007 and was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011.