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Former Hurricanes Player Receives Probation For DWI

Posted September 8, 2005 9:27 a.m. EDT

— A former hockey player with the Carolina Hurricanes admitted Thursday he drove drunk.

Raleigh police pulled over Jeff O'Neill back in March.

O'Neill, who played forward for the Hurricanes, received a suspended sentence and 12 months of unsupervised probation.

O'Neill now lives and plays hockey in Toronto.