BY: John Mamola

Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Malone is facing charges of DUI and possession of cocaine following an early morning April 11th pull over and arrest.  According to The Tampa Bay Times who uncovered documents through a public records request, Malone told officer Andrew Visser that he didn't know where the 1.3 grams of cocaine came from and was shocked to see the substance in his car to begin with.

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Malone's contract with the Lightning was bought out by the team and is currently an unrestricted free agent.  Malone's next court date is August 19th.





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