Flames statement regarding Michael Ferland
CALGARY, AB -- We were informed today that Michael Ferland has been charged with assault as a result of an incident on July 29th in Cochrane, AB. We met with Michael and are taking steps to acquire information as it relates to the situation. While embarrassed, Michael maintains he is innocent with respect to the charges and he has displayed concern for any harm that has resulted from this incident. The organization will support Michael as he moves through the legal process. As a result of legal considerations, we are limited in the information we can publicly discuss.
Mr. Ferland denies any wrongdoing in the incident which remains under investigation.
“It upset me to hear that someone might have been hurt and I am embarrassed by these accusations but I trust the court process and look forward to having this situation behind me as soon as possible” Ferland said.