Michael Brade, Jr., a youth hockey game announcer, faced up to 22 years in prison after admitting he sodomized and molested two teenagers in the rink’s sound booth. In November 2003, he admitted in court to abuse of the boys during the fall 2002 season at the Royal Rink. Brade was being held in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Brade has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in December 2003 to sodomy and sexual conduct against a child, admitting that he had molested two boys under 13