- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 31, 2010

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Edmonton Oilers goalie Nikolai Khabibulin has been sentenced to 30 days in jail stemming from his Arizona drunken-driving conviction.

The four-time All-Star received the sentence Tuesday in Scottsdale City Court. He also was sentenced to pay a fine of $5,100 and enroll in an alcohol-treatment program.

He was ordered to report to jail Saturday, but that could be delayed because he’s appealing his sentence.

The 37-year-old played for Phoenix from 1996-99 and still has a home in Paradise Valley. He was pulled over in his Ferrari on Feb. 8, after the car was clocked at 70 mph in a 45 mph zone.

Police said an officer smelled alcohol and Khabibulin was arrested after a field sobriety test.

Khabibulin, who signed a four-year, $15 million deal with Edmonton last year, hasn’t played since Nov. 16 because of a herniated disk in his back that required surgery in January.



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