Former NHL New York Ranger Player Arrested in Laurens!
Otsego County Sheriff's deputies made an arrest Wednesday in Laurens in connection with an alleged Oneida County assault that resulted in the victim receiving hospital treatment. Dale Purinton was apprehended and turned over to Oneida deputies after a warrant was issued charging him with first-degree burglary. Purinton is currently the coach of the Kerry Park Islanders, a team in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. And he played in the National Hockey league with the New York Rangers. Purinton was in Laurens allegedly staying with relatives.