Man who con­spired with ex-NHler gets prison

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

BOS­TON - A Mas­sachusetts man who author­i­ties say con­spired with a former NHL player in a scheme to il­le­gally sell pre­scrip­tion painkillers is headed to fed­eral prison.

The U.S. At­tor­ney’s of­fice says 36-year-old Christo­pher Alonardo was sen­tenced Tues­day to more than a year be­hind bars. Alonardo pleaded guilty in De­cem­ber to oxy­codone dis­tri­bu­tion charges. Fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors say Alonardo and Kevin Stevens con­spired to sell painkillers be­tween Au­gust 2015 and March 2016.

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