Federal authorities will seek detention tomorrow for Ukrainian hockey coach Ivan Pravilov.
Pravilov has been indicted on charges that he fondled a a teenage boy who attended hockey clinics in Philadelphia. Accusations of physical abuse by Pravilov were published in a new book by former player Maxim Starchenko.
Pravilov is accused of taking a 14-year-old boy to a Mt. Airy apartment earlier this month for sexual purposes. The boy is Ukrainian and was staying with a family in Wilmington, Del., while working with Pravilov’s team.