Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly has released a statement regarding Tampa Bay Lightning F Ryan Malone who was arrested earlier this morning.

Here is the quote per Yahoo!’s Greg Wyshynski, editor of the Puck Daddy blog:

Malone was charged with DUI and possession of cocaine.You can also visit the arrest report here.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Thomas Fernandez is the managing editor for Sports Talk Florida and News Talk Florida. He started his career in media by covering the NHL and the Tampa Bay Lightning. After covering the NHL for two years, he hopped on board the news cycle and has been covering both sports and news for the last year. He has covered major sporting events as well as politics which affects the Florida audience. Thomas is a Tampa native and graduate of the University of South Florida with a bachelor of arts in Public Relations.