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Goodenow mum on Frost

STEVE SIMMONS

, Last Updated: 7:45 AM ET

Bob Goodenow refused to cooperate with the Provincial Police investigation of former NHL agent David Frost.

An OPP official confirmed yesterday he spoke with Goodenow briefly on the telephone, but the former head of the NHL Players' Association refused to be interviewed in the numerous evidence gathering cases involving Frost, who is currently on trial for four counts of sexual exploitation in Napanee, Ont.

The odd relationship between Goodenow and Frost has never been explained, although they did coach together in minor hockey and Goodenow's son, Joe, spent weekends at the now infamous Bay View Inn in Deseronto, Ont., sources confirm, which is the central location of the case against Frost.

Goodenow was the push behind the nefarious Frost being certified as a player agent by the NHLPA and the strong support to maintain him in that position while other agents, hockey people and even some PA staff, were trying to distance themselves from Frost.

During the Frost trial this week, Mike Danton's father, Steve Jefferson, told me after Frost punched a player on the bench during a game, "the parents on the team were forced to sign a document written by Goodenow saying we never saw it happen ... we all signed it ... I wish I never signed that thing."

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